Category: Tour Tales

Tuesday 19th July

Mull weather changes very quickly and the today was very sunny and hot,glorious views across the sound of Mull to the mountains. A flat calm sea reflecting the geese as they swam in a line across the bay. At our first stop of the day we enjoyed watching common seals lolling around on the rocks, they […]

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Monday 18th July

Day off today for a special birthday. My friend Joan had arrived yesterday completely unexpected by me, lovely surprise. Our day started lazily, and of course we wanted to go out wildlife spotting. The weather was very wet and misty as we headed out to Dervaig for a north run. We had a really great […]

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Sunday 17th July

Today was a private tour and what a great day for otters. With the help from young Nathaniel we saw Eagles early on the tour, the weather was very wet but it didn’t dampen our spirits. A bit of pond dipping and some rock pooling was great fun. even with a near miss from a […]

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Thursday 14th July

Lazy start for me today as I collected guests from Dungallen and Fishnish ferry. We had a great first stop with a white tailed eagle looking good with the sun on her. Common seals, terns and eiders,common gulls and greylag geese. With sunshine all the way we continued our tour. Next stop was to look […]

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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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