Crook of Baldoon

Crook of Baldoon

Crook of Baldoon
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Latest blog posts
  • Wigtown Book Festival

    Starting on the 21st September is the Wigtown Book Festival and as usual the RSPB have a stand selling gifts from our RSPB shop including some great Christmas Cards and Gifts. The Book Festival runs from the 21st to the 30th this year and has hundreds...
  • One man went to Mow

    Numbers of breeding lapwings unfortunately dropped this year however the number of fledged young increased giving a productivity of just over 3 per pair nesting. The redshank pairs increased as did the numbers of young per brood which is all very positive...
  • A quiet but interesting month

    Late June saw me off to the RSPB reserve at Inch Marsh for a very interesting course in the art of rope dragging for Snipe it sounds simple but dragging a 50m rope through dense rush is challenging while monitoring what is being disturbed. The following...
  • Flaming June 2018

    It seems an age since my last post with all the surveys for the breeding season and other activities so now seems like a good time for a catch up. The season has gone well although it had patchy start with the local farm operations attracting in hundreds...
  • Marsh Harrier visits the Crook

    This morning while on early morning survey I had a wonderful sight of an adult female mash harrier we have reports most years of an odd bird passing through and this year I was in the right place at the right time. While I was doing a passerine survey...
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