Tag Archives: Brambling

January Sightings

The mild weather continued to persist into mid-January and then temperatures dropped. This has brought in a big number of chaffinches to the feeding station, with a peak count of 50+.  Yellowhammers are still making a presence, with the highest … Continue reading

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Has winter arrived?

There is a distinctly wintery feeling in the air at Loch of the Lowes today. The weather system associated with “Storm Abigail” which hit the west and north of Scotland overnight is certainly making its presence felt. Temperatures have dropped by about … Continue reading

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Wildlife Diary 4 March 2013 – Spring is in the air

by Lindsey, Wildlife Interpretation Officer We’ve had some lovely dry, still days here at the Loch and spring is in the air and while we wait for the Ospreys to return we’re watching the other birds  begin their courtship. Over the … Continue reading

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Winter Diary and Osprey migration Update 26th October 2012

Winter appears to have arrived as we’ve just had an intense snow flurry here at the Reserve. Bryan, Louise and I had literally just returned from fixing the Otter Cam when it started to snow. Oddly enough while we were out … Continue reading

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Sunday 21st October – Migration Update and Winter Diary

 Migration Update Blue YD is still moving west, following the river towards the coast. He’s dotting back and forward over the Senegal/Mauritania border sticking close to the river and appears to be tree hopping apart from his last point where … Continue reading

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