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Of nesting birds and a casualty sheep

It’s been a really interesting couple of weeks for seeing nesting birds. I seldom go out ‘bird-watching’ as such, and I have little interest in rare species that are unfortunate enough to be blown off course and grace our shores … Continue reading

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Nesting oystercatchers and summer migrants

    Continuing accounts of my wildlife survey on a Highland Perthshire estate during 2011/12.   Saturday 5 May 2012.  Weather:  Sunny, but cold wind first thing, with temperature of only 4 degrees.  Wind moderated and day had warmed up … Continue reading

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Goldeneye and grebe on the loch

  Continuing the detail of my 2011/12 wildlife survey on a Highland Perthshire estate, part 1 of 1 March 2012 – On the loch with goldeneye and grebe. Part 2 (in Bericky and Ranent woods) follows tomorrow   Thursday 1 … Continue reading

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The Brechin freezer (Part 2)

At the finish, I had a pile in front of me comprising a pine marten, red squirrel, wildcat, a badger’s head, kestrel, short-eared owl, barn owl, buzzard, lapwing, three swallows, house martin, skylark, greenfinch, wren and song thrush. The suspect … Continue reading

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