Tag Archives: Muir of Dinnet NNR

Blooming Summer – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s the height of blooming summer. And no, we’re not just saying that for the hay fever sufferers, who will be struggling with the grass right now. This cock’s foot grass was visibly shedding pollen as you brushed past it. … Continue reading

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Snakes and Sea Eagles – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Hello out there. Hope you are all well, being able to find stuff in the supermarket (it was really bare this morning) and enjoying the oncoming spring. To be honest, I wouldn’t mind having to self-isolate for a week too … Continue reading

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Strimming for Terns and a Cuddly Killer – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It has been another wind-battered week, with Dennis following in Ceira’s footsteps and lashing the reserve. Fortunately, not too much damage…I think any trees that were going to blow over or break have already done so, with all the wind … Continue reading

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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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Winter Wonderland – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Just a short blog today, folks, as our main blog is coming out on Sunday for World Wetlands Day. But we had to share some pictures with you of the trees this week. We had our first real snowfall of … Continue reading

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January Warmth – Muir of Dinnet NNR

What a warm and lovely week it has been. After the storms of last week, the weather has settled and it’s at least pretending to be spring. Already? Well, the signs are all there but I can’t help but think … Continue reading

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Blowing a Hoolie – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Well, the title says it all. It’s been a windy week and right now, I’m almost wondering what the silence is. Ah, yes, that’ll be the lack of howling gale roaring round your ears, for a change. Almost inevitably, we … Continue reading

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Blowing Hot and Cold – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Happy new year to you all – we wish you a happy and healthy 2020. Like a lot of folk, I ate myself nearly spherical and now need to exercise more. And where better to do it then the great … Continue reading

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Short Days – Muir of Dinnet NNR

This is the last week that the days keep getting shorter; after the weekend, the year will have turned. While I don’t like driving on the dark and icy roads, I quite like winter- it’s quieter and the clear winter … Continue reading

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What’s New(t) on the Reserve

So, what is new on the reserve? Well, we’re only a fortnight off the shortest day, the weather has been a bit better (not brilliant, but better than it has been) and the reserve has been dead quiet for wildlife. … Continue reading

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