Birding Afloat

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A personal view of nature from aboard my Narrowboat 'Quidditch'



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Stunning views across the Aberdeenshire Cairngorms during a walk at BallaterSince my last post a few weeks ago Dazza and I have been out and about both along the coastline and inland within the Cairngorms National Park. Walking in the Cairngorms is a...

The last day of meteorological spring and it's finally starting to feel something like, with temperatures actually reaching the magical 20C and beyond. However, there's still a fly in the ointment if I was to travel the short distance to the coast! H...

Thursday, May 20th: After our trip to Mull yesterday a little lay in this morning and a late breakfast at Lochgilphead. The weather had indeed deteriorated overnight with heavy rain for most of the morning and with a break in the weather in the after...

The Isle of Mull leaving ObanWednesday, May 19th: Today was the highlight of our week on the West Coast with a day trip to Mull. As luck would have it this was forecast to be the last good weather day before things changed. Unfortunately, as per usua...

West Coast Part 1...I'm just back from an excellent 'staycation' week on the west coast with Dazza, staying at a working farm cottage near the village of Ford, around 45 minutes south of Oban. Really comfortable accommodation, if not a little rustic,...

Ne'er clast a clout till May be out could well turn out to be true this year! Instead of enjoying some early signs of summer, the weather across Scotland and indeed the rest of the UK is currently more reminiscent of a typical April. It seems that th...

Having only relocated to Aberdeenshire permanently in October of last year, this is my first spring, and it could well be one of the coldest on record! I have to say that so far it's been a real learning curve with many of the species I'm so used to...