Category: Tour Tales

Boot and bus today

The weather today was better than forecast, Our journey to Croggan was lovely through ancient woodlands with the sunlight through oak and birch trees. On the way we saw buzzards, red breasted merganser, common seals willow warbler and lots of swallows. A white throat flew onto a nearby gorse bush. Our lunch stop before the […]

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Sunday 17th June

A North run today and lots to see, A wet start to our day but the rain soon stopped. Our morning was good with common seals, common sandpiper, red breasted merganser and eider ducks with ducklings. Red deer in the hills and one hind had a calf with her quite young and spotty. lovely. A […]

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Saturday Changeover

Its a busy day with the changeover and soup making, Mike usually cuts the grass but it was far too wet today so he got busy painting. Our guests arrived in the cottage so we decided to walk down to the bay. It was lovely the sun came out and it was full of life […]

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A rock and roll day, Thursday 14th June

We did need rain but wow, when it came it really did pour and blow. The promise of dry weather on the way encouraged us as we set in warm coats and waterproofs. as the rain eased a white tailed eagle flew low across the hillside. All quiet then so we headed for the hills […]

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A North run, Wednesday 13th June

Gosh, June is flying by, a bit like the weather today. With gales forecast in the afternoon and rain at lunch time we made a b line for the white tailed eagle nest. It was great to see the young eagle getting bigger and bigger. flapping at the back of the nest. Buzzards flying around […]

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Tuesday 12th June

We began out tour with a white tailed eagle in a tree on the hill, a bit distant but that silhouette was unmistakable. Buzzards calling and enjoying the wind. A heron went past looking like some strange dinosaur. red deer in the hills. A quick stop next, well it did turn out to be a […]

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North run, 11th June

The weather was almost perfect today, dull with a little wind. Fantastic first stop with a female hen harrier being mobbed by a young male. she saw him off very quickly. A distant male gave us a good long time to watch and then a female came over us. brilliant. Next stop was the White […]

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A grand day out

With my husband today. We have decided this year to take some days off to Enjoy Mull. And we had a lovely day today Doing what we normally do and go out watching wildlife. We had a brilliant sight of a male hen harrier spotted by Mike as it sat on a mound. we watched […]

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Friday 9th June

A special day with it being Mikes birthday and family were here so we went Whale watching with Whale watch with us. and what a brilliant trip it was . The weather was perfect not too sunny and a very calm sea. Porpoise everywhere and at least 5 different whales. Lots of sea birds such […]

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Wednesday 6th June

Another dry day and a good tour today with lots of highlights. Lots of little birds around such as skylark, swallows everywhere and sand martins, some house martins as well. Stone chat, goldfinch then the common sandpiper and little wren singing up high on a branch. We did manage to see an otter a little […]

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