Category: Tour Tales

July, a good month

With changing weather, the days have been interesting. Even on a wet day there is still lots to see.  A very wet start to the month but stunning waterfalls. We took a North run and Ease Force was fantastic, pounding water running into the sea.  As the rain cleared we had gorgeous views over the […]

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The end of June, Already !

Still lots going on here with the wildlife, Baby birds galore with lots of siskins on our feeders. This is the time of year when we look at the birds and have to work out which baby they are. At least wheatear have a lovely white rump that gives them away. Mike saw a juvenile […]

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Great tours this week,

The days have been full of great things to see, The eagles are busy feeding chicks and we are getting good views of them going in and out of nests, Otters feeding and Red deer on the hilltops. Hen harriers around the nest site giving us the chance to see food passes. We have seen […]

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Tuesday 4th June

A much better day for the weather today. we enjoyed sunshine most of the day. White tailed eagles, Hen harrier food pass and golden eagles before lunch. Cuckoos calling and we did see one briefly. Red deer in the hills. Otters in the afternoon x 4. white tailed eagles and raven. Skylark singing and lots […]

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Into June with wild and wet weather.

a very wet start today and our first stop was just not good to see anything. we kept going and watched seals on the skerries and an otter working the seaweed for food. The day continued with sunshine and heavy showers. We enjoyed watching white tailed eagles, another otter and two male hen harrier. Red […]

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Wednesday 29th May

Great views of both Golden and White tailed eagles today. Our morning was great for wildlife at every stop. Highlights of the day were terns, common and Arctic, White tailed eagles taking food to the chicks. Male hen harrier, more hen harrier male and female. golden eagles and some of our smaller birds. White throat […]

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Tuesday 28th May

Golden Eagles talon locking, Hen Harriers mobbing a Golden Eagle and a very cute Otter. What a day today, so much happening. In the morning, White tailed eagles bringing in food to the chicks, White throat singing, A reed bunting, common seals and three male hen harrier. One on a mound and another two flying […]

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Monday 27th May

Today has to be a Hen harrier day, The first was a brief glimpse, while we waited to see if it would come back a lovely white throat song from the top of a bush. Red deer on the hillside Next one was another male displaying from high then flew across the hillside and sat […]

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Sunday 26th May

A very wet start to our day and a great treat of a mountain hare on the way back from Tobermorey. Common seals and a lovely Goosander on the river and a male hen harrier flying in between the showers. A quiet morning as the wind blew and the rain dropped, lovely moody skies. Ravens […]

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Thursday 23rd May

The month is going quickly, the weather is cooler and fresh. Our morning was really good, Golden eagle near the nest site, flying then landing in a tree. A white tailed eagle came past us three times. What a great start Two different otters along the shore, fishing. Then a White tailed eagle nest while […]

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