A nest of arm-sized sticks built on a precipitous crag by an octogenarian conservationist dangling from a rope has enticed a pair of golden eagles back to the Highlands of Scotland. The eyrie handmade by Roy Dennis, a renowned conservationist who has masterminded the revival of endangered species across Britain, helped the eagles successfully fledge […]
Tag: Black Grouse
A short break in Tomatin up in the highlands of Scotland has given me the chance to see some fabulous sites again whilst picking up a few year ticks and grabbing a few record shots. First I visited a fish farm near Cairn Gorm and managed to see my first Osprey of 2017 without having […]
POLL: Should Britain be “rewilded” with wolves, bears and beavers?
A pair of highland ponies nibble grass as two kestrels swoop across the path. Up a rock face across this windswept valley deep in the Scottish highlands, a golden eagle is hunting for prey, its movements tracked by a GPS tag. Nearby are Scottish wildcats among the bracken – Europe’s rarest cat, with fewer than […]
Win a Break to Scotland’s National Parks
There has never been a better time than the Year of Natural Scotland 2013 to discover Scotland’s two beautiful National Parks. Uncover stunning scenery, fascinating wildlife and a variety of outdoor activities including wildlife watching in the Cairngorms National Park and Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. WIN a natural break in Scotland’s National […]
Black Grouse in Scotland
Its that time of year again where I go all gooey over the most amazing of birds – the Black Grouse. Due to the weather I’ve not yet managed to get there this year so thought I’d have a look at last years images. Hope you enjoy.
Top 12 Encounters of 2012
With 2012 nearly over I can say very loudly I CANT WAIT for it to end. This year has certainly had its highs but those of course come with the Lows. Plenty of food for thought and life lessons learned from the lows and onwards and (hopefully) upwards into the future. So first the Lows… […]