Monthly Archives: July 2013

Time to see Scotland’s seabirds

Over four million seabirds are at home in Scotland at this time of year. Many of them congregate in large colonies on cliffs around our 11800 km of coastline. The amazing spectacle of wheeling flocks of seabirds can be seen … Continue reading

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A day like no other on the Isle of Noss

Noss National Nature Reserve in Shetland is a dramatic island, uninhabited for half the year but looked after during spring and summer by two wardens who carry out research & monitoring work and ferry visitors across the sound in their … Continue reading

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Muir of Dinnet NNR goes online!

Our latest Scotland’s Nature blog post hears from Catriona Reid, self-confessed technophobe and Reserve Manager at the spectacular Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve. “I dislike technology in most forms. I still carry a phone the size of a brick … Continue reading

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The waning of the bees

We are delighted to bring you a guest blog from Professor Dave Goulson, an acknowledged expert on bumblebees and indeed a founding figure in the Bumblebee Conservation Trust. “This spring was the worst I can remember for bumblebees. In March … Continue reading

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