Category: Adventures

Tuesday 12th July

Interesting start to our day with a walk on a  forestry track, it was so lovely with sunshine and black clouds giving a fantastic atmosphere. On our return we saw Coal tits, blue tits, and some gold crest in and out of the trees. Almost back to the bus and the place came alive with […]

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Monday 11th July

Baby, baby, baby. Babys everywhere today. Red deer calves, golden eagle chick being very vocal and peaking out of its nest, what a fantastic sight. White tailed eagle chick again shouting and flexing its wings. Young birds everywhere, wheatear, curlew, common sandpiper and pied wagtail. One very small common seal being nuzzled by its mum. […]

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Sunday 10th July

Different tour today, I collected my guests from Tobermory, Some of them were from a cruise ship which meant time was limited as they had to be back. With this in mind we didnt do the usual circular tour. Heading out in the very warm rain we saw some good wildlife. There were lots of […]

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Friday 8th July

Today was a great day for buzzards and eagles. We watched two adult white tail eagles in a tree with two chicks flexing their wings. Our next stop and another pair of white tailed eagles. looking through the telescope we cold see their beady eyes. wonderful. The day then gave us a female hen harrier […]

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Thursday 7th July

So this is summer, very wet and cold today. no midges though. It was a slow start to the day for wildlife, the rain came down and the sea was quite rough. Still the skylarks sing. What a plucky little bird, flying high singing its heart out in crazy weather. The ducks are going through […]

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Tuesday July 5th

Despite a cold wet start we had a very good day today. A lovely red throated diver started our day. With terns, a white throat in the top of a bush, black guillemot and common gull.  a pretty good start. Eider ducks at our next stop, as well as common seals, ringed plover, common gull, […]

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Sunday 3rd July

Well it was an interesting day. The weather was definitely working against us in the morning. Our first hour was a short walk, a natural pond was full of common newts, pond skaters and leeches. The photograph below shows a leech and newt tugging either end of a worm. We watched for the golden eagle […]

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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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Friday July 1st

It was an Oban trip this morning for Mike and I. As its been a while since I have been off island it was lovely to be on the sea. And a good feeling knowing  we would be coming back home to Mull. As shopping is not a job we enjoy we were soon on […]

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Thursday 30th June

Why is it that whenever I make the coffee / Tea on the tours the wildlife comes out and our drinks go cold. Today was no exception, the drinks being poured and the call came from one of my guests “Otter” Everyone had stayed close to the minibus in case we saw an otter but […]

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