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Re: The Wildlife Journals

Postby wildlifejournals » Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:03 pm

Home to populations of native species rarely found elsewhere in the UK, Rothiemurchus estate in the Cairngorms is a fantastic place to visit to watch wildlife. We booked a night in Speyside Wildlife's hide hoping to see some Pine Marten's and weren't disappointed.

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https://thewildlifejournals.com/2016/11/27/rothiemurchus/

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Re: The Wildlife Journals

Postby wildlifejournals » Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:24 pm

Spring has sprung and the Great Crested Grebes have been courting on lakes and lochs all across the UK. We've been out at dusk and dawn trying to capture this beautiful display for our latest post.

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https://thewildlifejournals.com/2017/04/11/dancing-grebes/

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Kirsten & Elliot
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Re: The Wildlife Journals

Postby wildlifejournals » Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:51 am

The Moray Firth is home to a rich diversity of marine life including the worlds biggest and fattest Bottlenose dolphins! Last August we went on a boat trip from Avoch hoping to see some of their amazing acrobatics.

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https://thewildlifejournals.com/2016/08/23/the-moray-firth/

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Kirsten & Elliot
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Re: The Wildlife Journals

Postby wildlifejournals » Mon May 15, 2017 7:11 pm

An ongoing conservation success story. The Red Kite is slowly beginning to populate areas it has long been missing from. Last summer we took the chance to watch a small group of these colourful raptors get fed at an RSPB reserve near Inverness.

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https://thewildlifejournals.com/2016/09/06/rspb-tollie-red-kites/

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Kirsten & Elliot
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Re: The Wildlife Journals

Postby wildlifejournals » Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:36 pm

While we were trying to photograph various species at a local reserve last month a family of Robins caught our attention and imagination while we waited in the hides. So much so that they became the subjects of our latest post!

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https://thewildlifejournals.com/2017/05/19/the-robin-family/

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Kirsten and Elliot.
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Re: The Wildlife Journals

Postby wildlifejournals » Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:29 pm

The Isle of May in the Firth of Forth is a 57 hectare island where 200,000 seabirds spend the summer building nests and raising their young. We were lucky to get to spend a couple of weekends in June there learning about and photographing the summer residents.

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https://thewildlifejournals.com/2017/06/15/the-isle-of-may/

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