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Red squirrels still around

I thought I ought to put the camera up to see how our red squirrels were doing, as we had not seen one for a bit. The first squirrel came to the feeder within one minute of my having set … Continue reading

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Highland Moths

Butterfly Conservation ¬†(Highland Branch) were at Croick earlier this week doing a survey of moths. The photographs above and below shows some of what they were able to see and record in one overnight session. All photographs ¬©Nigel Richards   … Continue reading

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Red squirrels at Croick

Last week was an exciting one at Croick with the arrival of 12 red squirrels as part of a programme to develop a wild population of squirrels at the top of Strathcarron. The programme involves three neighbouring estates, Alladale, Amat … 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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