Nature Blog Network

Uist – busy winter!

Well, new year, new list so we were up and out on the 1st January having challenged ourselves to see as many species as we could during the short daylight hours. First bird of the day as it was starting to get light was a Dunnock in the garden. We had a pretty relaxing day […]

Missing those Blue Tits?

As we get to the end of what has been a very busy year it’s only natural to look back at life at the beginning of the year and compare it with how it is now. I feel very, very lucky to be able to sit here and type this and look out of the […]

Autumn ringing, week 6

Rather worrying start to the week when i found out that my daughter, Kat, back in the UK, had contracted swine ‘flu. She works on the “front line” in a hospital so it’s hardly surprising and of course the good old NHS hadn’t yet got round to giving any staff their vaccinations. 14th August 2009 […]

Marooned!

Received this email and photos from Heidi this morning. don’t quite know yet what will be in store for us when we reach the University Field Station a week on Friday (24th April), that is, IF we reach the Field Station! “I’m marooned as of last night. The diversion overflowed its banks in the wee […]

Goa weather

Who said the English are obsessed with the weather? Whilst not wanting to cheese you off too much thought you might be interested to know what weather i’m experiencing during my stay. This little banner will automatically update periodically:- Compare to the Outer Hebrides