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February Sightings

February brought in mild weather, with the occasional dusting of snow. This has made our feeding station a popular spot with many of the usual birds. Two greenfinches were spotted in the feeding station, a bird that has become rare … Continue reading

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Importance of Loch of the Lowes

Today is World Wetlands DayWorld Wetlands Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness of the international importance of all wetlands, from peat bogs to marsh lands, and highlighting the threats that they face. Wetlands are a magnet to a variety … Continue reading

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Highlights from 2016

As 2016 comes to an end, here are the highlights of the year January, February These two months saw us busily preparing activities for the events for the coming season. March In March we had two events, ‘Spring equinox – … Continue reading

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November sightings

November has been mild but still cold, with temperatures sometimes dropping below zero. The cold conditions have increased the number of chaffinches and coal tits visiting the feeding station, due to lack of naturally available food in the countryside. The … Continue reading

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Just another manic Monday

Another quiet autumn day at Loch of the Lowes I thought, when I arrived on Monday and looked out of the hide and across the loch. Rain was falling, mist rolling in – dreich indeed. The ‘usual suspects’ greeted me … Continue reading

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Great grebe photos!

Having said in my blog post yesterday that we hadn’t managed to get any photos of the great crested grebe with her chicks, lo and behold I’ve been sent this lovely image of the new mum with her offspring by … Continue reading

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