Category: Tour Tales

Rain didn`t stop play

19th May It started wet, got wetter then horizontal rain with intermittent showers. we wondered what the day would bring as visibility was poor. Not to be deterred our first stop gave us an otter fishing, great spot by one of our guests.  we watched the otter catch a big crab and take it onto […]

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Which way to look?

18th May 2016 Our tour today started with ringed plover, golden plover,white tailed eagle, dunlin, common gull, and common seals. not to bad for our first stop. Our comfort break at our house and a treat of redpoll,  siskin, and house sparrows on our feeders. Coffee time on loch na keal was very fruitful as […]

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From drumming snipe to nesting eagles

8 th May boot and bus tour. What a great tour today, lots to see on a warm day. Setting off this morning with two white tailed eagles in a tree near their nest, Arctic terns and a lovely ringed plover close by. Our tea break had us enjoying two snipe in the sky, making […]

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Eagle day

Thursday 5/5.boot and bus tour. We had sunshine all day today, would have been really warm without the high winds. Saying that we had the wonderful sight of a sky dancing female hen harrier. It seemed to be just enjoying the day swooping up and down using the elements. We also watched a female hen harrier […]

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First tour tales

Here goes, the first of many. 2/5/16 Today`s tour saw 4 seasons in one day. Between showers we had a great view of a white tailed eagle flying close started our day. with scurrying ringed and golden plover together  a few feet away. Lots of feathered summer visitors around now with large numbers of meadow […]

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