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Why Are Wasps Annoying and Other Autumn Stuff- Muir of Dinnet NNR

Well, it was National Poetry Day yesterday, so I suppose we should be putting some verse up. But, according to the radio it’s national Ask a Stupid Question Day today…so we’re going to lead with the question I was asked … Continue reading

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Muir of Dinnet NNR- Moths and Mallards

It’s been another fairly mixed week on the reserve and I’ll be glad when this blasted humidity breaks- very warm and sticky all week. Still, that’s great weather for the moths and they have been out in force when a … Continue reading

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Muir of Dinnet NNR – Sunny Days and Moth-y Nights

What a cracking start we had to the week. Four nice days in a row- must be summer. In fact, in Scotland, that could have been summer -but we’ll keep our fingers crossed for a bit more sunshine still to … Continue reading

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Dry Days, Green Trees

What a wonderful week it’s been. Warm, sunny and dry. And it’s warmed up enough to bring the insects out in force (sorry – that means the midges are just starting too). By far the most spectacular of these this week … Continue reading

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Wetness Happening

What a difference a week makes. We’ve gone from drought to downpour in a week…but that’s Scotland in summer for you. I’ve not actually taken all that many pictures this week because it’s been so wet….and cameras don’t like getting … Continue reading

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Marvellous Moths

It’s often been said that the insects will inherit the earth if we humans should disappear. And you could be forgiven for thinking it’s happening in this week’s blog- there are lots of insect (or arachnid) pictures! Probably one of … Continue reading

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Snow Showers and Stroppy Swans

Welcome to April! TS Eliot had it as the “cruellest month” and it’s been doing its best to live up to that billing this week. We’ve had snow lying even down by the centre a couple of mornings this week … Continue reading

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Sunny days and Scotch Arguses

It’s been another lovely week on the reserve, andwe finally had some much-needed rain on Thursday. The weather has been kind to us…we got our events, “Splish Splash” for pre-schoolers and the “Moths in Morning” done and dusted in the … Continue reading

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