Category: Mike’s Mullings

EVENING EGRET

26th October  2017. I came home from work today and we decided to enjoy the last hour of daylight , or should I say the last hour of gloom at Fishnish to see what we could see. After about half an hour of sipping coffee and eating home made cake (watching wildlife is a tough […]

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Sunday 1st October

October came roaring in, high winds and torrential rain, Mike joined me today on the tour. We decided to go ahead as our guests had one day only to see Mull. Off we went, a brief gap in the rain for our first stop and lots to see. Redshank, greenshank, oystercatcher, common gull, common seals, […]

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CROSSBILLS

 18th April Crossbills at last. It’s been one of those birds I’ve never seen you know how it is, “if you had been here five minutes earlier they were feeding just there” or “there they go behind the trees your just to late”. Today was nearly the same story I had gone to the loo (to […]

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27th January

27th January Today I had the difficult task of clearing brambles and weeds from  sloping ground high above the turbulent sea. Luckily I had organised a crack team of gardeners to help me and we soon had the area cleared. The good thing about the Mull wild goats is that  not only do they clear the ground […]

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28th December

28th December Great walk at Croggan today we were out for three hours and in that short time we saw otter, male and female hen harrier, golden eagle briefly over the mountain and a good selection of shore birds but what made our day was a hunting white tailed eagle. As we enjoyed our coffee and […]

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DAY OFF 17th September We had a day off today (first for a long, long time) and had a day out with friends on a Sealife Surveys trip to the Isle of Coll and what a grand day out it was. Within ten minutes we were watching a close otter feeding in the kelp, while above […]

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Tuesday 2nd August

Our first tour of August and a white tailed eagle day. Our first was close to home, as we drove onto the side of the loch the geese lifted and a a white tailed eagle went right through the flock. very fast and low. Two more flying high over the hills. we kept watching and […]

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2nd JULY

SHOPPING TRIP 2nd July We went to  Oban yesterday to pick some things up for the house, now normally a trip to the shops is not what I like to do but here on Mull its different, its a day out. On the drive from Salen to the ferry we saw red deer grazing on […]

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14th June.

LOCH SIDE LUNCH BREAK I HAD BEEN WORKING HARD ALL MORNING AND DECIDED TO HAVE MY LUNCH AT LOCH NA KEAL. PULLING IN AT ONE OF MY FAVOURITE SPOTS I SCANNED THE SKERRIES OUT IN THE LOCH, NOTHING SHOWING. I SCANNED THE SHORE LINE EITHER SIDE OF ME STILL NOTHING APART FROM THE EVER PRESENT […]

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Sunday May 22nd

Boot and bus tour today with both Jacqui and Mike. The day began with really  clear view of a white tailed eagle sitting in a tree close to its nest, an early otter fishing then snoozing, Mid morning stop and golden eagle sitting on a ledge giving us fantastic views as it crossed the hillside […]

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