Wildlife

Wildlife

Wildlife
We're about more than just birds (though obviously we like them a lot).
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  • Gardening for wildlife

    Strictly come dragonflying

    It is great to see wildlife in the garden, but to see them actually doing things is even better, and dragonflies over a garden pond allow you to observe all sorts of fascinating behaviour at close range. Of late, it is the Common Darters that have...
  • Gardening for wildlife

    Grow a fruity harvest for winter thrushes

    I'm often asked if I have a favourite bird, to which I normally say "The last one I saw". While that is often true, I do admit to having a lingering soft spot for Redwings and Fieldfares. For someone like me, born and brought up in the...
  • Gardening for wildlife

    Just bugging...

    When it comes to insects, the glamour-pusses such as the butterflies, bees and dragonflies tend to command our attention, but in the last couple of weeks, it has been some more unsung creatures that have caught my eye in my garden. They belong to the...
  • Gardening for wildlife

    Nature's tonic

    In over eight years of writing this blog, I think I’ve only previously missed one Friday morning’s posting, and yet I’ve just been silent for two weeks on the trot. I have a very good excuse. The doctors called it viral labyrinthitis...
  • Mull Eagle Watch

    Buzz off!

    2nd September 2018 We were spolit with eagle action last Thursday at West Ardhu! Hope arrived with a measly portion of food but, instead of dropping it in the nest, she perched underneath Misak to eat it herself, despite the incessant calling from...
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