Category: red deer

August in the Cairngorms

The local area was booming with visitors in Autumn, and the countryside looks its Summery best with colour galore. The sunshine made an appearance and temperatures stayed above average, meaning days could be filled with wildlife watching. Our day guides have been popular as we aimed to show visitors the

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Grooming and Fights at the Wildlife Hide

The past few weeks have enjoyed welcoming so many visitors to our new wildlife hide facility. The summer holidays are over, but the season continues to thrive. With the nights becoming increasingly darker as we head into September, the start time is earlier to fit with the behaviour that the

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Heather Moorland of the Cairngorms National Park

The Cairngorms National Park is full of a variety of environments making it very varied and desirable to a lot of visitors for different reasons. These different environments, including river, woodland and remote glens also include a large variety of wildlife that live there. In the remotest areas of the

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Nice Surprise at the Wildlife Hide

We will look back at the past fortnight and what has been active at our wildlife hide. the weather has been changeable, but the lighter nights have meant for a variety of wildlife activity in the daylight. Over on Speyside Wildlife’s Facebook page, we have been bringing you live footage

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Best Places to see Wildlife in the Cairngorms

Whether you are a returning visitor or thinking about coming to the Cairngorms for its wildlife, then this may help you decide. There is no mistaking that the Cairngorms National Park is abundant with wildlife that many visitors hope to see on a visit to the area. Speyside Wildlife is

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Diary of a Wildlife Hide – 2019

To conclude this year’s Wildlife Watching Hide, let’s look back at 2019. If you have been following our weekly blogs, you will know all of the antics that have happened over this year and how the wildlife never fail to surprise us. As we entered the busy season in early

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October in the Cairngorms

October has been a month of change. From the change in the seasonal weather, to the behaviours and movements of the wildlife in the national park. The overnight frosts play a part in shocking trees and shrubs to start their Autumn transformation. With the first frost in September the colours

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Autumn at the Wildlife Hide

Autumn is in full swing, and the mammals at the wildlife hide have been very active. Autumn is a key time for all mammals to get as much food before the winter. Mammals like Hedgehogs hibernate to conserve energy, but mammals like Badgers and Pine Martens don’t, meaning they need

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