Category: Tour Tales

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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Half day private tour

The challenge was on to find otters, red deer and both White Tailed and Golden eagle within 4 hours. Well, first stop I managed to find a white tailed eagle on a branch, I put the telescope on it and set the other telescope so all could see. Then one of my guests said do […]

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Wednesday 30th May

Cooler this morning, and nice view of Red deer and a buzzard flying by. We also managed so see a cuckoo flying over. We are hearing them everywhere so it was a real treat to actually see one. Common seals lolling about on the little island as we checked the fields for hen harrier. we […]

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Tuesday 29th May Hotter Hotter

A North run today and a good one. I collected my guests from Tobermory and headed North. the day was gorgeous and just a few clouds which helped the heat. Eagle over the hill and buzzards being mobbed by ravens. A good start to our day. A whole row of Male gooseander , red shank […]

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Monday 28th May

Hot Hot Hot, Sunny all day today and had to use the air con for heat not to demist the windows. It was of of the quieter days today for wildlife. some special highlights though as we did see some lovely birds. A Male hen harrier brilliantly spotted by one of my guests. then a […]

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Sunday 27th May

Mike and I both took the tour today. very hot with a welcome breeze. First stop as we looked at the plan of the day, red breasted merganser, common seals, great northern diver gave us a good start to the day. Red deer, distant eagle, buzzard and warblers singing in the woodland at our next […]

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Wednesday 23rd May

Well, sun sun sun. Lovely day today and very warm. I did wonder if the heat would put the wildlife off and make them shelter but no, loads to see. We started with an otter well off shore and hard to see as it was fishing. common gull, pied wagtail and terns set us off. […]

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Tuesday 22nd May

A great day for wildlife today, a Tobermory pickup today with wonderful scenery as we came over the brow of the hill heading to Salen. With a cool wind but sunny We set off to look for anything and everything. At our first stop Common seals on the islands and lots of terns flying around. […]

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