Category: Tour Tales

Monday 15th August

Friends joined me on the tour today, and a very good day it was. Highlights included We saw a white tailed eagle in a tree and it flew almost immediately!  away from us. lots to see though with eider ducks, common seals,common gulls, terns and gannets. We stopped on Salen bay to scan and a […]

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Sunday 14th August

Everything out today after a wet few days. What a great day for wildlife. white tailed eagle set us off, in a tree then flying. Lots of stonechat young and adults now looking very smart with their new feathers. There were red deer all over the hills and some lower showing well amongst the bracken. […]

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Friday 12th August even wetter,

Two tours today of 4 hours each. Our morning was better than the forecast with some dry spells. The first stop of the morning and  fingers crossed. I had seen an otter as I went to collect my guests and hoped it was still around. We were lucky it was. a little distant but we watched […]

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Thursday 11th August, just a little wet!!

Wet and wetter, A real shame for Salen show. As we drove past it was very busy. Our highlights for the day for me was a white tail eagle in a tree even when wet it was great to see it.  Another white tailed eagle sitting and flying with one of the chicks flying across in front […]

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Wednesday 10th August

Family private tour today which included Toby the Labrador. Very misty day which gave us a challenge. still lots to see with highlights of a white tailed eagle sitting bedraggled on an island. we also had a fantastic view of a female hen harrier flying close to us. A great view of an adult white […]

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Tuesday 9th August

Eagle day today, Our boot and bus tour walk took us into a lovely glen. Quiet for wildlife on the way out, the views were gorgeous with the light on the mountains. Red deer silhouetted on the hill top and ravens flying high. almost back to the bus a small flock of goldcrest. the tinkling […]

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Monday 8th August

Great start to our day today as our morning gave us an otter hard to see at the first sighting but it did run on the rocks briefly. a lovely group of red shank with oyster catchers and curlew. Golden eagle up over the hills and white tailed eagle in the trees. Common seals and juvenile […]

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Windy Sunday

They promised a storm and they were right. Thunder last night, didnt stop the hedgehog heading out into the garden or the small toad hiding in the kitchen.  It felt mean putting him out in the rain. Today`s tour started with a white tailed eagle in a tree and a brief flight of the chick. […]

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Friday 5th August

A quiet start to our day today, with a high tide at our first couple of stops we looked hard for otters. none to be seen. There were lots of common seals and eider ducks, Common gulls, grey heron greater black backed gull. The special treat has to be the flash of iridescent blue, thanks […]

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Wednesday 3rd August

A lovely day out with a great family today. Lots to see starting with our first stop and common seals, heron, spotters challenge has 2 ticked off already. With tales of volcano`s and spooky stories we headed of to look for otters. on the pillow lava an otter was spotted and it treated us to […]

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