Category: Tour Tales

A rock and roll day, Thursday 14th June

We did need rain but wow, when it came it really did pour and blow. The promise of dry weather on the way encouraged us as we set in warm coats and waterproofs. as the rain eased a white tailed eagle flew low across the hillside. All quiet then so we headed for the hills […]

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A North run, Wednesday 13th June

Gosh, June is flying by, a bit like the weather today. With gales forecast in the afternoon and rain at lunch time we made a b line for the white tailed eagle nest. It was great to see the young eagle getting bigger and bigger. flapping at the back of the nest. Buzzards flying around […]

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Tuesday 12th June

We began out tour with a white tailed eagle in a tree on the hill, a bit distant but that silhouette was unmistakable. Buzzards calling and enjoying the wind. A heron went past looking like some strange dinosaur. red deer in the hills. A quick stop next, well it did turn out to be a […]

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North run, 11th June

The weather was almost perfect today, dull with a little wind. Fantastic first stop with a female hen harrier being mobbed by a young male. she saw him off very quickly. A distant male gave us a good long time to watch and then a female came over us. brilliant. Next stop was the White […]

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A grand day out

With my husband today. We have decided this year to take some days off to Enjoy Mull. And we had a lovely day today Doing what we normally do and go out watching wildlife. We had a brilliant sight of a male hen harrier spotted by Mike as it sat on a mound. we watched […]

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Friday 9th June

A special day with it being Mikes birthday and family were here so we went Whale watching with Whale watch with us. and what a brilliant trip it was . The weather was perfect not too sunny and a very calm sea. Porpoise everywhere and at least 5 different whales. Lots of sea birds such […]

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Wednesday 6th June

Another dry day and a good tour today with lots of highlights. Lots of little birds around such as skylark, swallows everywhere and sand martins, some house martins as well. Stone chat, goldfinch then the common sandpiper and little wren singing up high on a branch. We did manage to see an otter a little […]

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Tuesday 5th June

A private tour today. a look for otters started us off and we did see one but distant. Lots of common seals enjoying the warm weather. very cloudy and misty today but a welcome respite and better or watching wildlife. Flying white tailed eagles looking massive as they were close to us. Buzzard nest with […]

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Sunday June 3rd

Yet another hot day. We had a good start this morning so we put in an extra stop to look at the white tailed eagle nest. There was one in the tree looking very majestic. A request for otters which have been more elusive of late. hot weather and more people around will move them […]

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Friday June the 1st

June already, and still lots of sunshine. Craignure pickup today then we headed south. Fairly quiet at our first stop apart from the midges. rather than being eaten we made off to find a better stop with a breeze. Lots of birds in the woods including willow warbler, chaffinch  and a great spotted woodpecker flew […]

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