Tag Archives: Loch Kinord

Scorchio! – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Phew! It’s been hot, hot, hot this week! A little too hot at times, truth be told, for a cold- adapted northern species like myself. The temperature made it up to 30 degrees and everything is looking quite dry and … Continue reading

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Sun-baked Summer – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Well. We’ve had about three hours of rain since the last blog , making that about three hours of rain since early May. It’s really getting to the point when you’re starting to think “drought” rather than just “dry”. The … Continue reading

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Spots and Crossies – Muir of Dinnet NNR

What a fantastic week it’s been. Blue skies , warm days, and cool nights… the frost light has come on most mornings this week but has been a laughable memory by mid-morning. It’s one of the most beautiful times of … Continue reading

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Dragonflies and Daisies – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Well, we hope you’re feeling inspired to go and look for some moths after Karen’s blog earlier in the week…there are some cracking ones out there. There are also some lovely butterflies on the go, too …we’ve seen our first commas … Continue reading

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Springtime and Snakes- Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s officially spring. I’ve taken the winter tyres off the car (which usually provokes a week of snow) and we’ve had the first migrants back, with an osprey and a sand martin on Thursday. Once you start seeing  these, you … Continue reading

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Snow Joke- Muir of Dinnet NNR

I’m really failing to seen a funny side to the weather now. Just give over with the snow, why don’t you? Our event on Friday had to be transferred inside, thanks to the cold. And the sleet. And the snow. … Continue reading

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All Weather Week – Muir of Dinnet NNR

What a week it’s been, weather-wise. It’s done the classic Scottish thing of presenting us with as many different weather types as possible within the course of a week. It started cold – very cold- with an overnight chill of … Continue reading

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Winter Blast – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Brrrrr! I think our weather’s jealous of all the coverage the Winter Olympics is getting and wants to get in on the act.  We’ve had something on an Arctic blast this week -which  February can be prone to, it’s either … Continue reading

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Grey and Gold – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s been a mixed week on the reserve. We’ve had some beautiful mornings, but we’ve also has some horribly damp, cold, grey days. But you don’t take pictures of those, do you? And it’s definitely gotten warmer since last weekend. … Continue reading

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The Turning Year – Muir of Dinnet NNR

We’re not even half way through January but already you can feel the year turn. Oh, it’s still cold and dark and will be for some time, but you are already noticing the days start to lengthen. The birds feel … Continue reading

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