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News from May 2008

Rare sighting of wildcat at Speyside Wildlife hide in Cairngorms

30/05/2008
Rare sighting of wildcat at Speyside Wildlife hide in Cairngorms A rare sighting has been recorded of a Scottish wildcat at Speyside Wildlife‘s wildlife hide on Rothiemurchus Estate on Sunday night (25th May 2008). These elusive animals are rarely s...

The Philiphaugh Salmon – Philiphaugh Estate launches new DVD

29/05/2008
The Philiphaugh Salmon – Philiphaugh Estate launches new DVD Philiphaugh Estate near Selkirk is one of the best places in Scotland to watch the magnificent atlantic salmon migrate and the launch of a new DVD filmed on the estate enables visitors to ...

Seafari Adventures (Oban) launch Celtic Voyager

28/05/2008
Seafari Adventures (Oban) launch Celtic Voyager Seafari Adventures (Oban) based at Easdale have launched their new cabin RIB (rigid inflatable boats) and with it the commencement of two new tours. The boat, Celtic Voyager was built at Seafari’s work...

Scottish Wildlife Trust licensed to bring back beavers to Scotland

27/05/2008
Scottish Wildlife Trust licensed to bring back beavers to Scotland The Scottish Government announced on Sunday (25th May) that it had approved the application by the Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) to brin...

New Marine Wildlife Visitor Centre for Gairloch

26/05/2008
New Marine Wildlife Visitor Centre for Gairloch Wild Scotland member, Gairloch Marine Wildlife Cruises have been busy over the winter and have opened the doors on their fantastic new marine wildlife visitor centre located in Gairloch. Overlooking Charlest...

BBC Springwatch 2008 in the Cairngorms!

26/05/2008
BBC Springwatch 2008 in the Cairngorms! The ever-popular BBC natural history series, Springwatch is back on our TV screens on Monday (26th May) and this year viewers will be able to enjoy the fabulous wildlife of the Cairngorms National Park in the heart ...

Killer whales seen off Ardnamurchan

26/05/2008
Killer whales seen off Ardnamurchan Orca (killer whales) have been sighted off Ardnamurchan Point, the most westerly part of the British Mainland this weekend. These marine mammals were sighted by a bird-watcher on Sunday 25th May and reported to a local ...

Wildlife Rides on Atholl Estates

25/05/2008
Wildlife Rides on Atholl Estates Take a ‘Heather, Hills and Hamish’ guided horse ride with Blair Castle Trekking Centre as part of their new range of rides on the fantastic Atholl Estates. Following old drover tracks, perhaps catching a glimpse of roe...

Egg-spectant visitors to get even better views of ospreys at Loch of the Lowes

22/05/2008
Egg-spectant visitors to get even better views of ospreys at Loch of the Lowes Visitors to the Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre and Wildlife Reserve near Dunkeld can expect even better views of the ospreys and their growing f...

New heights for Scottish Seabird Centre

19/05/2008
New heights for Scottish Seabird Centre Management at the Scottish Seabird Centre are celebrating after another record-breaking year saw the facility named Best Performing Visitor Attraction in Scotland by the national tourist board, VisitScotland. VisitS...

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