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Pine Marten Evening

Yep… the title tells all! Tea/coffee, biscuits, cheese and peanuts were on offer. You can guess who the peanuts were for. Despite being offered a variety of other foods they are the favourite of the Pine Martens visiting this Scottish Wildlife Trust Reserve.The Visitor Centre at Loch of the Lowes is usually closed at this… Read More Pine Marten Evening

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It was dark…

…so any guesses to whom I am absolutely thrilled to catch on my video camera tonight? Lisa and Gail suggested I was a tease… I am now!! The photo above is a screen grab from a video taken on October 29th 2008 from an undisclosed location – for the moment!

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Regular visitors

At this time of year as the leaves begin to fall from the shrubs and trees we are once again able to see the birds that almost live in secret throughout the summer months. I do love to see this transformation of the garden almost as much as I do seeing the new buds and… Read More Regular visitors

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Catching up

A breakfast bird count followed by a garden ‘need to do’ and ‘would like to do’ list sounds like a plan for a Sunday. Although, once my coat and boots are on and I walk out into the garden ‘plans’ very quickly get forgotten. Today… I must stay strong and focused!The montage above shows the… Read More Catching up

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For Lisa…

…and anyone else who may be wondering how the hedgehogs are getting on in my garden. During the summer months they are rather hidden from view with the foliage of my plants – if they are out and about during daylight hours. I would love to see one during the day but alas I have… Read More For Lisa…