The Ardnamurchan Peninsula: Day 5

Today was the last early morning otter search of the week, no otters, but still some Greenshank in the bay followed by a group of Goosanders. There was persistent light rain throughout the day and a light breeze. Plenty of highland midges would gather when I stood still for more than a couple of minutes.Continue reading “The Ardnamurchan Peninsula: Day 5”

The Ardnamurchan Peninsula: Day 3

Overall today was far less interesting than the previous two day, which although a little disappointing, is all part of watching wildlife. The special days would never be special without the not so special days, for most of the afternoon it rained constantly until late evening. Despite seeing next to nothing when compared to theContinue reading “The Ardnamurchan Peninsula: Day 3”

Beavers in Devon to stay permanently

Yesterday it was announced that the beavers in the River Otter in Devon could stay permanently. DEFRA concluded that the beavers had benefited the area; reducing flood risk, increasing water quality, creating habitat for wildlife and even increasing local tourism. Now, there are beavers living wild in Devon, there will be talks later this yearContinue reading “Beavers in Devon to stay permanently”