Tag Archives: willow warbler

Mallard duckings and a mysterious egg.

Another day in my year-long wildlife survey of 2011/12 on a Highland Perthshire estate Part 2 of 3   Wednesday 20 June 2012.  Weather:  Mostly sunny, improving as the day went on. No wind first thing, but picking up only … Continue reading

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Whinchats and nesting red kites

Continuing with observations made during my 2011/12 wildlife survey on a Highland Perthshire estate  –  PART 1   Wednesday 13 June 2012.  Weather:  Overcast, with the sun occasionally breaking through.  I sat for ten minutes on the veranda of the … 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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Of willow warblers, whitethroat and goldcrest

  Continuing interest from my walks during a year-long wildlife crime survey in 2011/12   Saturday 12 May 2012.  Weather:  Sunny, but with occasional cloud cover. Wind brisk though moderated as the day progressed. Pleasant. Part 2 Further down the … 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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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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