Whale Watching from Tobermory, Mull

We have just come back from a lovely week on the Isle of Mull and I will be sharing some of the nature highlights in three separate posts in the coming few days. First up is a wonderful whale watching trip we took with Sea Life Surveys from Tobermory. We took the four hour “WildlifeContinue reading “Whale Watching from Tobermory, Mull”

A drive up Sheriffmuir

May and June are great months to take a drive up Sheriffmuir as you are straight into moorland/upland habitat where you see a different range of wildlife to the lowlands. As a bonus the car acts as a great portable wildlife hide. In spring and summer, lots of birds come here to breed. Local migrantsContinue reading “A drive up Sheriffmuir”

An alternative Big 5 – the White-Tailed Eagle

Hopefully you have seen Scotland’s Big 5 – Red Squirrel, Red Deer, Golden Eagle, Otter and Harbour Seal. If you haven’t why not set these as a target for a wildlife holiday around Scotland or to see all five during the rest of the year. Doing so will take you to some wonderful places andContinue reading “An alternative Big 5 – the White-Tailed Eagle”

Enjoying Scotland’s Wildlife

Before work on Monday I went for a walk. It is probably the best decision I will make this week. Along the cycle track I saw a returning Chiffchaff with the resident Yellowhammers and Reed Buntings all taking prominent perches and singing their little hearts out. By the banks of the River Devon I sawContinue reading “Enjoying Scotland’s Wildlife”