Tag Archives: Muir of Dinnet NNR

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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Water, Water Everywhere – Muir of Dinnet NNR

I must admit, I have been roundly fed up with the weather this week. It took until 1 pm on Thursday before we saw the sun and I actually can’t remember the last day it didn’t rain…maybe Monday last week? … Continue reading

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Frosts and Fencing – Muir of Dinnet NNR

What a glorious start to the week. It was cold- probably the coldest it’s been so far this winter – but, oh, the frost was beautiful and the sunrises were almost too perfect to be believed. All the reeds and … Continue reading

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A Preview of Winter – Muir of Dinnet NNR

This week has certainly felt like a taster of the winter yet to come. It’s been cold, grey, wet, sunny and frosty. We’ve had rain every day, bar one, for a fortnight, and everything is soaking. The burn coming down … Continue reading

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Golden Autumn Days – Muir of Dinnet NNR

What a glorious week to come back from a fortnight’s holiday! The trees haven’t half  turned in my absence and are probably at their best this week. But it won’t be long until they lose their leaves, so we’d strongly … Continue reading

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Geese and Gatherings – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s either been driech or sunny this week, with not much in between. Monday started grey  and with geese…grey geese, appropriately enough. We has a big passage of greylags, over the reserve, from west to east. We suspect these were … Continue reading

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Trees, Thrushes and The Start of the Works! – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s been a busy old week and I’m quite relieved it’s almost over. It started early doors on Monday, with the tree surgeons arriving to take down a big Douglas fir that had been damaged in the last high winds. … Continue reading

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September Sun & Showers – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Well, that’s us officially into autumn, now that September has arrived. And it’s felt like it too –  the frost light didn’t go off in the car all the way to work on Monday. The trees are looking a bit … Continue reading

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