The Watcher

April 2015 Edition

With the clocks now pushed forward and rapidly lengthening days, spring is truly in the Highland air. The first returning Ospreys are busy repairing nests, Divers and Slavonian Grebes are now back on their breeding lochs and waders have returned the farmland and moors......... 

March 2015 Edition

Although we can still get some heavy snowfalls this month, the “spring snows” rarely last long with the sun higher in the sky, the warmth soon melts it at lower levels.................... 

February 2015 Edition

Already the first snowdrops should be starting to push through the frosty lawns, and piping Oystercatchers heard on calm nights as a few pioneers head for their breeding grounds in the Strath......

January 2015 Edition

 The beginning of a New Year and already we’ve passed the winter solstice and the days are slowly getting longer. January can see some of the harshest conditions wildlife has to endure in the Highlands........... 

December 2014 Edition

 December usually sees the first real snowfall in the Highlands, hopefully around the festive time for all those wishing to see a proper White Christmas card scene!............. 

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