Tag Archives: red-legged partridge

Daytime hooting of tawny owls

A record of the last day of my 2011/12 wildlife survey on a Highland Perthshire estate.   Wednesday 25 July 2012.  Weather:  Dry, sunny and only a light breeze – perfect for walking What a surprise – another daytime-hooting owl. … Continue reading

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Birds keeping their heads down

Continuing the accounts of my 2011/12 wildlife survey on a Highland Perthshire estate   Thursday 12 July 2012.  Weather:  Dry, though overcast till late morning, then intermittent sunshine. Light wind.  Three weeks since my last visit, with a sprained right … Continue reading

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Barking roe does

    Continuing my now out-of-synch reports on my walks during the 2011/12 wildlife survey I carried out on a Highland Perthshire estate (Part 1 of 2)   Monday 27 May 2012.  Weather:  Sunny, very hot. With a midday temperature … Continue reading

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An extremely sick wild rabbit

    Part 2 of my walk on 20 May on a Highland Perthshire estate during my 2011/2012 wildlife survey   I tied up the boat and drove up to the estate, noting when I passed that the nine Canada … Continue reading

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An incubating mallard disturbed, and a young black rabbit

    Continuing my walks on a wildlife survey of a Highland Perthshire estate during 2011/2012 Saturday 12 May 2012.  Weather:  Sunny, but with occasional cloud cover. Wind brisk though moderated as the day progressed. Pleasant. Part 1 The oystercatcher … Continue reading

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Fallow deer, redstarts, a tawny owl and a peregrine

Saturday 5 May 2012.  Weather:  Sunny, but cold wind first thing, with temperature of only 4 degrees.  Wind moderated and day had warmed up by 10 a.m., and was at 10 degrees by midday. Part 2 I circled the wood … Continue reading

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A hard trek in the country

    Continuing the reports on my 2011/2012 wildlife survey on a Highland Perthshire estate, this time a visit to part of the estate I’d rather have missed out.   Monday 23 April 2012.  Weather:  A mix of cloud, showers … Continue reading

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