Category Archives: Out and About

Isle of Mull

We drove over from Argaty, and stopped in the dusk by a flooded river.  On the car-park, now a big lake, there was a family of Goldeneyes. The Male looking stunning in his black and white, and what we thought … Continue reading

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Argaty Red Kites

The first stop on a long weekend away was Argaty, nr Doune, nr Stirling.  My Mum and I drove up from the Midlands and stayed over in Doune.  Even walking around this lovely village we saw Buzzards and lots of … Continue reading

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Ynys-hir RSPB Reserve

After the excitement of the osprey nest we were looking for a relaxing nature walk, and that is what we got at Ynys-hir.  It was the reserve used in the BBC Springwatch programs, which I always enjoy. There was a … Continue reading

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No Bramblings

As I said in my gull entry, today I went Brambling hunting. It is my day off, the sun was shining and I need to catch these little birds before they migrate. looking on the DOS website, the Bird News reported … Continue reading

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Maton Mere

What a fantastic place this is! In sight of the Blackpool tower, beautiful nature reserve promising probably sightings of Long-eared Owls in the winter, and a common starling roost site, Otter and Bittern sightings recently too! I have been wanting … Continue reading

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