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Acrobatics at the Wildlife Hide

The nights are dark, the snow has been in the air and the wildlife has been active in the evening watch hide. With fewer visitors, the cameras have been catching much of the activity as well as our weekly live streams from the hide on Facebook. The female Pine Marten

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Fantastic Fungi

Autumn has been a perfect time to look for the fantastic fungi found in nature. Coming in all shapes, sizes and colours the wet autumn days have presented us with these wonderful fungi. Our previous blogs have mentioned some of these interesting organisms but let’s explore them more. They are

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Special Guest at the Wildlife Hide

The Autumn storms have passed over and the nights are drawing darker at the wildlife hide. Since opening in July we have watched the wildlife and their behaviours as we start to enter the winter months. Our guests have had the pleasure of enjoying these sightings and getting to know

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Hide and Seek at the Wildlife Hide

Dark nights are upon us and as the Autumn turns to Winter the feeding and movement of the mammals will begin to change. The wildlife hide has still had plenty of activity over the last fortnight. Common Pipistrelle bats flying overhead, taking shelter under the tree canopy and Tawny Owls

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Autumn Activity and News from the Wildlife Hide

The nights are getting darker and there is a cool nip in the air, leaves are scattering on the ground and signs of autumn are all around.   As the meeting time changes to keep up with the Badgers feeding patterns, we are hearing the final bird songs of the

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September in the Cairngorms

Days that start off cool and frosty warming during the day, showers of rain and leaves beginning to fall, it must be September in the Cairngorms. After the vibrant purples of August, the grassy heathlands, bracken and trees are turning rusty orange. The frosty nights have covered areas in dew,

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Change in Season at the Wildlife Hide

We are heading into the Autumn months now at the wildlife hide. Nights are cooling and the outside lighting is becoming essential as we reach the end of September. Visitors continue to enjoy the sights that the hide has to offer, not forgetting the charismatic Wood Mice and Tawny Owls being

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