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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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Birds, Bats and Badger fun at the Wildlife Hide

We have been keeping an eye on the action at our new wildlife evening hide, to give you fortnightly updates since we cannot welcome any visitors yet. There has been plenty of action over the course of May. As we have moved location there is much more bird life, and

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Wildlife Hide – Moving in

The nights are getting lighter, giving us more opportunities to watch and update you all on the action at our new wildlife hide. The weather has also been in our favour to enjoy the animal sightings more. If you have followed these blogs for a while, you will know that

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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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Coping with the cold at the Wildlife Hide

With November quickly coming to an end the mammal’s activity levels are more noticeable and so are the temperatures. The week started very cold with lows of -8c at night and -5c during the day, making foliage crisp. With the heated hide, guests were kept warm as the animals braved

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Wildlife Hide Antics

The last official week of the summer season, with the wildlife hide still being visited as the schools go on holiday. Quite a few windy nights made for some interesting and at times, nervous animals visiting. But cooler weather is starting to take hold in the Cairngorms, with the first

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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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