Category: Adventures

March

In like a Lion, mmm.S a wet and windy start to the month with disruption to the ferries and few visitors.  Although the weather was wet the scenary is sill gorgeous. We had friends staying so we took days off to be with them, lots of great wildlife with Hen harriers, eagles, otters and sunshine […]

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February

A stormy start to the month with otters playing in the surf and a herring gull trying to tenderise a starfish by dropping it onto the rocks. A trip into the mountains and great views of a golden eagle hunting low on the mountain side.

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February,

Some snow on the hills and the rain and hail keeps coming. Our usual favorite animals and birds are about. The Island is quiet for visitors, I guess the weather is having an impact. Hazel catkins are starting to drop and green shoots showing on the plants. The birch trees are looking a lovely deep […]

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Into 2020

January has come around very quickly and what a wet one it was, Our wet weather list is being done. Dungalen cottage has been refreshed with a lick of paint and deep cleaned.  We have had visitors, both family and Self Caterers as well as a few tours. This time of year we are quiet […]

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JANUARY

January was a wet and windy month but it is winter so I’m not complaining, Mull is quiet with only a few visitors ideal for watching wildlife.    A walk along Loch na Keal one afternoon under the watchful eye of this young golden eagle and we came across this pair of feeding otters. Loch […]

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December

December brings quiet to Mull, Less daylight hours and less tourists. There are less amenities open and its a chance for Islanders to take a well earned break. The weather also plays a part in this as we can get a mix of cold frosty days and rain, gales and occasionaly snow.    The wildlife […]

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November

November is a really good month for wildlife and weather, Mull is very quiet now as the visitors are few in numbers. We are out all day and only see a few cars. It gives us chance to relx and enjoy some walks and just sitting watching the wildlife. November weather has been mainly dry […]

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October

One of my favorite months. still lots of tourists about and the Rally is back this year.  There is pleanty of wildlife around. The thrushes have arrived and stripping the berries especially the Rowan. Just as well we have loads. Red wing, Fieldfare , Mistle and song thrush in big flocks. More Blackbirds and Robins […]

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September, A wee holiday

September is one of our Favorite months. The returning Migrant birds such as Great Northern divers and Slavonian Grebe will be returning soon. We started out month with a short break. We planned to camp in the new minibus and head to Lewis. Interesting trying to get off Mull as the weather hit us with […]

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August, A warm and sunny start

The days are shortening slightly but its lovely to see the stars again, and sunsets. The tours are still busy and there is still lots to see. A little quieter for the smaller birds as they go into their mault and take a well earned rest from feeding chicks.  We are noticing the common sandpiper […]

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