Category: Tour Tales

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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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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Wednesday 29th June

Very enjoyable tour today. The day began with a Tobermory pickup then a run to Craignure to start the tour. The view coming over the hill out of Tobermory is gorgeous. with Morvan to our left and the open sweep of Aros bay in front. And and course there is the gorilla!!! Our first stop […]

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Monday 27th June

I just want to start my tour tales today with a thank you to anyone who is reading and hopefully enjoying them. Todays tour was a challenge, the cold wind and heavy showers did hamper our wildlife watching. it definitely didnt dampen spirits. With a lovely calm first stop on Aros bay we watched common […]

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Sunday 26th June

The forecast was spot on with a dry start to the day then rain. We set off  and my first treat of the day was a common sandpiper with a chick. so tiny and bobbing just like its parent, spotted by one of our guests we watched for a while, lovely. We continued hoping to […]

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Saturday 25th June

I have had some catch up days at home, baking, soup making etc etc and taking mum out to look for otters. Oh and the dentist. Out with friends last night to the Hebridean lodge at Tobermory. Wonderful food and great company. Topped off with a spectacular sunset at 10.30pm Then a rare day off […]

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Tuesday 21st June

Well, what a fantastic day we have had. There has been so much to see today. It began with a white tailed eagle carrying prey to its nest. common seals and an oystercatcher with a chick. A glimpse of a dipper on route. Stopping where the golden eagles nest is high on the cliffs we […]

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Monday 20th June

A different tour today, This was a private booking for two ladies named Maclaine. They were from America visiting their ancestral roots. We started with a trip to Moy castle on Lochbuie. Lovely drive there from Craignure and a short walk to the castle. the rain came in as we headed back, but mission 1 […]

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Sunday 19th June

Fathers day and a good day with Mulls otters and eagles. We headed off hoping to beat the rain and first stop was the golden eagles nest, we could see the chick moving around and had a brief view of an adult flying. The white tailed eagle flew behind us and a very cheeky wheatear […]

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