Category: Mike’s Mullings

HOME WORK

HOME WORK! 26th April While we were out doing our home work today at one of our stops we saw red deer, male and female hen harrier, a buzzard and a short-eared owl having a dispute over food. Also seen were geese, wheatear, swallow and a quick fly past by a greater spotted woodpecker, all this with […]

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Barn owls in the garden 17th April. 9.30pm. We have just been watching two barn owls hunting in the field behind Dungallen, one of the owls is roosting about two metres behind our veg patch. A big thanks to Sue and Steve our friends who stayed this week (Steve spotted the Mull Badger!) we had a […]

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 15th April Found my first slow worm of the  year today while gardening at Torloisk, then on the drive home I spotted a hen harrier,2 golden eagles and 2 ravens looking for an easy meal in a field full of new born lambs, I’ll say no more.

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SAND MARTINS RETURN While working at Killiechronan today I looked up just in time to see a flock of sand martins passing by, another sign of summer? lets hope so. Back at Dungallen while having coffee in the garden Jacqui and I were treated to goldfinch, siskin, chaffinch, sparrow and greenfinch all on the feeders. […]

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A GRAND DAY OUT

A GRAND DAY OUT    We set off early this morning for the four hour trip to Oban where we found a beautiful day, a change from the thick mist we had travelled up in. On arrival at Dungallen we started work, Jacqui painting and me cutting the grass, getting ready for our first guests […]

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NORTHERN LIGHTS!!! Time. 12 midnight we have just spent the last 1 hour 30 minutes standing on the  shore at Salen bay (5 mins from Dungallen) watching the Northern lights. Fantastic curtains of light and waves of pulsating light spreading across a star lit sky, this was a first for me and a first Mull […]

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Note to self.

  Last week we  toured  the north of the island, starting from our house first stop Killiechronan (10mins) where the White-tailed eagle can usually be found sitting in a tree. The eagle sits and looks at us, we stand and look at the eagle waiting for take off, this in all the time I’ve watched […]

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A fresh new site!

We’ll be aiming to post some updates on our trips around Mull soon so please feel free to keep checking back.

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