Monthly Archives: April 2012

Waders

One of the most pleasing thing about our stewardship of Croick is the increasing numbers of waders who visit us each spring. This year we have seen lots of Lapwings (or peewits as I knew them as a child), as … Continue reading

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First calves

We have seen our first deer calves of 2012 over the last few days. All sika calves at this stage; the red deer are a few weeks away yet. This morning we found a sika hind and her calf right … Continue reading

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New lambs

We got back to Croick this afternoon. The day was bright and the sky blue, but there was a penetrating window to ensure you could not complain of being hot. But it was nevertheless very pleasant after weeks of continuous … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Just add pictures:
Although most of my photographs are taken on digital equipment, I have started to experiment with medium format film using a second hand Bronica camera which I bought locally. I am learning a lot…

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2011 Stag Season Review

I have just obtained a copy of the 2011 Stag Season Review which is the best available summary of red deer stalking numbers by estate across Scotland. You may find it of interest. Stag Season Review 2011

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Daily Telegraph feature

I knew something was up when our website hits went up to the, for us, astronomical level of 150 per day. On investigation I found that the cause was an article in the Daily Telegraph by Charles Rangeley-Wilson, a fishing … Continue reading

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Spring

The snow departed as rapidly as it had arrived, leaving spring to slowly envelop the land. And it is slow this far north; the first of the spring lambs is still a couple of weeks away. But the primroses are … Continue reading

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