Category: Tour Tales

Sunday 12 June

Well what a day, private tour today with a lovely group of super spotters. We started well with lots to see in Aros bay including a white tailed eagle flying  over the trees and common seals lounging around on the rocks. Next stop had a golden eagle sat on a rock looking majestic overseeing its […]

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Friday 10th June

Bit of mist didn’t stop play. Our first stop of the day gave us ringed plover, arctic terns very close, common seals calling a haunting sound in the mist, common gull and eider ducks. not a bad start to our day. Moving on for our cuppa and  biscuit in hand while looking at a golden […]

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Thursday 9th June

Today and we started with a very short walk into loch Ba. there is a lovely feeling of peace as we walk down the track. the trees were alive with birds calling. lots of chaffinch and somewhere a goldcrest called. giving up looking for it as necks were hurting we carried on to look in […]

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Wednesday 8th June

Misty day today, gorgeous with the sun coming through and the mist rising and falling. Our day started with low expectations as visibility was poor. An otter was swimming off the shore in the mist. hard to see but the mist kept rising giving us glimpses of it fishing. The mist lifted and our day […]

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Tuesday June 7th

Yesterday was a day at home catching up on making biscuits and cakes for the tours. The heat was intense and I was baking in my kitchen both cakes and heat. Still. a good days work and a freezer filled while watching the siskins and red poll on the feeders outside the kitchen widow. Todays […]

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Sunday June 5th

With the exceptional weather over the last few weeks all the wildflowers are coming up everywhere. The sea is warming and the first swim of 2016 was very enjoyable. Mike and I took the tour today and what a great day we had. The day began with a couple of stops on the sound of […]

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Snoozing otters

20th May, The rain cleared and the sun shone. Highlights of the day for me has to be, the golden eagle flying with the sun picking out the lovely colour of its feathers  dropping close to the erie letting my guests get a great view. The dipper dipping and displaying its fantastic skill feeding under water. And […]

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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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