Category: Mull Moments

Treshnish Isles trip

We love doing this trip and go several times during the season, We go with Turus Mara from Ulva ferry and enjoy the trip out watching for wildlife often seeing dolphins. Staffa was lovely as ever and Lunga was full of primroses and bluebells. There are a few puffin photographs, sorry! Basalt columns Staffa Sea […]

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Into Summer

The sun is shining at last. Its been a cold showery start to the year. This seems to have delayed some of the birds and nesting. Lots of young birds about now, our garden is full of young starlings, blackbirds, siskin, robin, chaffinch and goldfinch. Coal tits are zipping about and we have blue tits […]

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Stormy weather

So far February has come in with a bang, two storms and sunshine and hail showers.  Quite a few trees down with the gales also a lot down from the forestry operations.  There are currently thousands of native trees being planted on Mull, We wont be around at our age to see the end result […]

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Happy new year

Mike and I hope you have a happy and healthy 2022 January has come so very quickly, for us especially as we had a visit to Cumbria just before Christmas for a family wedding. Really lovely to see the family after a long gap and its our first time there for 2 years.  We managed […]

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Winter wildlife

The migrating birds have arrived and we are seeing good numbers of Canada, graylag and barnacle geese. the occasional glimpse of a white fronted goose and brent geese. The widgeon are here with teal and one of my favorites Slavonian grebe. Little grebe, red breasted merganser and goosander are also here. Great northern divers can […]

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Into Winter

November started off so warm, and it feels wrong with flowers coming out in the garden and hedgehogs out feeding at night. There was even a swallow seen on the 11th. We are starting to see lots of thrushes, redwing, mistle and song. We haven’t seen any fieldfare as yet. There was an abundance of […]

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End of January Mull wildlife count

We had a very good day for our count, unofficial and just an interesting thing to do. We should see changes as the migration happens and Spring comes in. Its also going to be interesting as the years go by and what changes will happen each month. Our rules are to count everything, Mammals and […]

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Signs of Spring,

January always seems a long month, this year has been different for us as its flown by. Perhaps because the weather has been frosty and snowy. It’s been great a real winter rather than wet and dreary.        You may have already picked up that we have made the difficult decision to stop doing the […]

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Rainbow month

I just love this time of year, the skies are moody and the rainbows are beautiful. We have seen clear nights with the Milky Way over our house. I have downloaded an app to learn about the stars. its works well although it took me a while to realise that I needed to set our […]

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Into Autumn

Almost at the end of September already, We have had some gorgeous weather with frost at the weekend. Clear nights and the milky way right above the house. The Aurora alerts are coming in with a red alert last night and it was cloudy! We are into the deer rutting season and boy has it […]

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