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News from Nov 2007

UK’s Only Eye-Level Rookery in Dumfries-shire

30/11/2007
UK’s Only Eye-Level Rookery in Dumfries-shire Dumfrieshire organic farm and visitor attraction, Cream o’ Galloway‘s wildlife credentials have received a boost with the publication of their first ever survey of nesting birds.  The survey...

Scotland welcomes invader from England – the nuthatch

27/11/2007
Scotland welcomes invader from England – the nuthatch A small invader from the south has recently begun to colonise Scotland – the nuthatch. Until recently the nuthatch was very much an English bird. However since 2005, this tiny woodland bird...

New Book Published – Tooth and Claw, living alongside predators

20/11/2007
New Book Published – Tooth and Claw, living alongside predators By Peter Cairns & Mark Hamblin Against a backdrop of stunning imagery, this ground-breaking photo-documentary reveals how we really feel about Britain’s predators and intriguingly...

Wild Scotland Guidelines Launched at World Travel Market

14/11/2007
Wild Scotland Guidelines Launched at World Travel Market A SET of guidelines drawn up by Wild Scotland businesses to highlight best practice in wildlife-watching have been given an international stamp of approval. The guidelines developed by Wild Scotland...

Flying visit by white-tailed eagle: Scotland’s largest bird of prey spotted at kite project

13/11/2007
Flying visit by white-tailed eagle: Scotland’s largest bird of prey spotted at kite project Visitors to Argaty Red Kites near Doune had a big surprise this week when Scotland’s largest bird of prey made a flying appearance. The white-tailed sea eagle ...

Highland Adventures in the Spotlight – new night safaris in Highland Perthshire

10/11/2007
Highland Adventures in the Spotlight – new night safaris in Highland Perthshire This November don’t be a coach potato. Join the wildlife and celestial stars on a Spotlight Safari. The dark nights of November may encourage some homo sapiens to hunk...

Wild Scotland welcomes new Chairman

09/11/2007
Wild Scotland welcomes new Chairman Nov 9, 2007 Wild Scotland members welcomed their new Chairman, Ben Mardall at their recent AGM at Battleby. Ben Mardall of Rural Consulting based on Ardnamurchan was voted in as Chairman. Ben takes over the reins from R...

Scotland’s Predators: A Tourism Asset

08/11/2007
Scotland’s Predators: A Tourism Asset Carnivores are on the agenda when the Scottish wildlife tourism association, Wild Scotland meets for its Annual Meeting in Perthshire on Thursday 8 November. The aim of the event is to raise awareness of the val...

Cream o’Galloway Wins VIBES Award 2007

06/11/2007
Cream o’Galloway Wins VIBES Award 2007 This year’s VIBES (Vision in Business for the Environment Scotland) awards, designed to recognise and showcase best practice in reducing environmental impact, have honoured two Wild Scotland members.  Pr...

Birds count cost of awful summer in 2007

05/11/2007
Birds count cost of awful summer in 2007 Of the 25 bird species monitored by Britsh Trust for Ornithology (BTO) bird ringers, seven had their worst breeding season ever.  One of the worst hit was the Blue Tit.  During the summer, bird ringers were catch...

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