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News from Jul 2010

David Attenborough Visits Bass Rock & Scottish Seabird Centre

30/07/2010
David Attenborough Visits Bass Rock & Scottish Seabird Centre Britain’s best-known natural history film-maker finally set foot on the magnificent gannet colony of the Bass Rock for the first time in July. Sir David Attenborough described the isl...

Beavering away at Aigas

24/07/2010
Beavering away at Aigas Aigas Field Centre is delighted to announce that their European Beaver pair are settling in very nicely – so nicely in fact that they have recently given birth to a kit! The original pair were released into the loch at Aigas in A...

Free wildlife and nature pictures to support International Year of Biodiversity

23/07/2010
Free wildlife and nature pictures to support International Year of Biodiversity To mark the International Year of Biodiversity, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has made available to the public a portfolio of 50 natural heritage images. The images represen...

National Whale and Dolphin Week: watchers’ efforts rewarded

22/07/2010
National Whale and Dolphin Week: watchers’ efforts rewarded People visiting the coast around Scotland to take part in this week’s National Whale and Dolphin Watch have spotted a variety of these marine mammals. Karen Munro, a regular observer for the ...

Europe’s oldest Puffin is alive and well in Scotland

21/07/2010
Europe’s oldest Puffin is alive and well in Scotland British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) bird ringers on an expedition to a remote island off the west coast of Scotland have found the two oldest puffins in Britain. One of these OAPs (Old Age Puffins), a...

West coast killers sighted off the Irish coast

15/07/2010
West coast killers sighted off the Irish coast Wild Scotland member, the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust’s (HWDT) catalogued orca have been positively identified off the Irish coast by the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG).  The adult male ...

Hen Harrier Cameras go LIVE at Clyde Muirshiel

13/07/2010
Hen Harrier Cameras go LIVE at Clyde Muirshiel After a long wait this season the Discover Clyde Muirshiel Wildlife on Screen project has at last got live images of a 2010 hen harrier mother sitting on eggs. Funding from LEADER supported the installation o...

The curious minke whale…

10/07/2010
The curious minke whale… We received this video from Andy Tait who has been watching, filming, photographing and generally enjoying whales and dolphins for many years. This young minke whale off the coast of Mull is undoubtedly checking out the boat...

Common dolphins in their hundreds off Skye

07/07/2010
Common dolphins in their hundreds off Skye A group of wildlife spotters has encountered a massive pod of dolphins on a boat trip off the north coast of Skye. Wild Scotland member, Hebridean Whale Cruises, who operate out of Gairloch on the west coast, est...

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