A wildlife visit to Harris and Lewis

At the end of March into early April 2022, we had one week on Harris and Lewis and it was a great opportunity to catchup with the wildlife of the Outer Hebrides. We stayed in Uig on Skye the night before our ferry and were pleased to see a Great Northern Diver still in winterContinue reading “A wildlife visit to Harris and Lewis”

Boat trip to Bass Rock

Bass Rock is the world’s largest Northern Gannet colony. I have been wanting to visit it for ages and finally made it at the weekend. We booked on a fast RIB boat trip organised by the Scottish Seabird Centre at North Berwick. This “Three Island Seafari” trip also visited the Lamb and Craigleith but itContinue reading “Boat trip to Bass Rock”

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”

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”