Tag Archives: Forvie NNR

Snow, Sun and Storms – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s been a fairly productive time on the reserve, in spite of the best efforts of the weather. Last week, we had Cairngorms National Park Volunteer rangers Leo and Keira out, helping with clearing pools for northern damselfly. Left to … Continue reading

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April Mists – Muir of Dinnet NNR

What a glorious Easter! Best I can remember and fortunately no-one set fire to the reserve- always a worry on a fine weekend when there’s a high fire risk. I wasn’t surprised when we had 53 children for our Easter … Continue reading

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Summer and Autumn – Muir of Dinnet NNR

This week it’s suddenly autumn. Now, don’t look at me like that….for at least some of our wildlife, the year has turned. This week has marked the first passage of waders southbound, failed breeders from the high Arctic. We’ve also seen … Continue reading

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Snow and Spring – Muir of Dinnet NNR

After the “Beast from the East” last week, we wondered what this week would bring. The forecast suggested rain, and all the snow to go pretty quickly. Well, this was certainly true for the coast, where only drifts hidden in … Continue reading

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Beastly Weather – Muir of Dinnet NNR (and half of Scotland)

Well, it was a rather un-beastly start to the week, other than getting back to work after a nice week off down south wandering around the Somerset Levels. If you’re ever there in the winter, go and see the Ham … Continue reading

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Snow and Ice – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s been an odd week, weather wise. There was an awful lot of snow on the coast – but not nearly so much at Dinnet. I don’t think I’ve ever know it that way round. It was something of a … Continue reading

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Snow Days

The north wind shall blow and we shall have snow, and what shall the robin do then, poor thing? He’ll hide in a barn to keep himself warm and hide his head under his wing….d’you know, that doesn’t sound like … Continue reading

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New Year, New Storms

Hello and a happy new year to you! This is the first blog for a while, a combination of Christmas holidays and flu had put us out of commission for a while. But the reserve’s still here and still a … Continue reading

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Green and Growing

Everything is green and growing fast. Now we’ve had our first rain for about 10 days, you can practically see the grass grow. Depressing if you’re the one who has to cut it, but great for wildlife- all the green … Continue reading

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Water, Water, Everywhere…

It feels like winter has arrived this week. It’s been cold and mostly clear….and no rain until Friday! That’s noteworthy at the moment- no rain for 6 days! The reserve is still pretty wet though, but a lot of the … Continue reading

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