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Category: scotland

New Beginnings

A week of beautiful weather has had everyone in the Cairngorms breathing a sigh of relief after a particularly tricky cold and wet start to the summer period. As the summer migrants begin to settle down into nesting activities, and many of our resident species already in the process of

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April in the Cairngorms

April showers of the white kind carpeted the Cairngorm National Park this April. We had all four seasons in one month and our wildlife had to cope with the ever-changing weather as we head into breeding season. Calm and sunny days (with a chill in the air) followed by wind

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The Inner Hebrides of Scotland

With its rugged coastline, remote islands, blue water and wildlife around every corner, the Coast of Scotland is a popular place to visit amongst tourists and wildlife watchers alike. Many of Speyside Wildlife’s holidays to the Coast include the Outer Hebrides, Skye and the Isle of Mull, but this brand-new

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Sociable Sightings

Early Spring is a particularly busy time for the Badgers social life and an array of different social behaviors have emerged. The Badgers at the hide have become especially animated and interactive during the past week exhibiting a whole host of different behaviors such as; scent marking, grooming, chasing, and

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A Busy Hide as the Nights Lighten

This week has brought back the colder weather, delivering us ‘lambing snow’ and the Badgers have been making prompt appearances at the hide, arriving just before the sun has set, with the females typically arriving first for a quick feed. With lighter nights arriving it is easier to observe the

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