30 Days Wild 2021 Days 11 – 15

Welcome to days 11 – 15 of my 30 Days Wild challenge from The Wildlife Trusts. Every year in the month of June we are challenged to do something “wild” to connect with nature. If you haven’t already seen Days 1-5 and Days 6-10 you can catch up on my blog. Day 11 of 30…

30 Days Wild 2021 Days 1 – 5

It’s June which means one thing – #30daywild 🌿 I’ve now been taking part in this initiative by The Wildlife Trust for 7 years! Blogging, photographing, read, creating and videoing my way through many different wildlife and nature related experiences. I’ve even been on Radio BBC Scotland speaking about the challenge before! In 2020 it…

A Trip to Seaton Park, Aberdeen – Day 6 of #30DaysWild

Day 6 of #30DaysWild saw us visit Seaton Park in Aberdeen, a park which offers water, woodland, gardens and parkland! We started up by St Machar Cathedral, a stone’s throw away from University of Aberdeen. Once through the gates we headed to the river. It was a beautiful day and very busy! Trying to keep…

Looking Back at #30DaysWild 2017 – Day 30

Today is the final day of #30DaysWild 2017! Firstly I want to congratulate all the people who took the time to get involved this month. I am sure you agree by taking part you have seen many new things during the month, and made some lovely memories. To everyone who has blogged, good job! Blogging…

Duthie Park in Aberdeen – Day 27 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 27 of #30DaysWild looks at Robin and my walk around Duthie Park in Aberdeen. If you have been following my blog this month you may remember that we have already visited Duthie Park this month. That post concentrated on the Winter Gardens, where as this post looks at what you can see when you…

RSPB Loch of Strathbeg – Day 26 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 26 of #30DaysWild takes a look at a trip to RSPB Loch of Strathbeg in Aberdeenshire. Last time we went to RSPB Loch of Strathbeg was probably a couple of years ago. Since then a new visitor centre has been created which looked pretty good! The reserve has numerous hides and walks as well…

A Trip to Bullers of Buchan – Day 25 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 25 of #30DaysWild looks at Bullers of Buchan which is in between Peterhead and Cruden Bay in Aberdeenshire. Every year we go and visit the site to see all the different sea birds. You can see Kittiwakes, Guillimots, Razorbills, Shags and Puffins plus their chicks if you are lucky! The site is on clifftops…

A Walk Around Den of Maidencraig – Day 24 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 24 of #30DaysWild features a wander around Den of Maidencraig in Aberdeen. Den of Maidencraig is a local nature reserve in the Hazlehead area of Aberdeen. The last time I was here was spring 2016 where I saw loads of frogs breeding in the pond. A first for me! As you arrive at the…

Wildlife at Newburgh Beach – Day 18 of #30DaysWild

Day 18 of #30DaysWild takes a look at some of the wildlife we stumbled across when visiting Newburgh beach in Aberdeenshire. Newburgh beach is a great place to visit for wildlife, especially if you are into birds! When you are on the beach you can see across the estuary to Sands of Forvie where Eider…

Blue Tits in the Garden – Day 8 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 8 of the #30DaysWild takes a look at a Blue Tit nest we found at my partner’s parents house. For the last few years a bright red Royal Mail nest box has been up on the house waiting for a two birds to move in and start a family. This year was the first…

It’s Not the End – Day 30 of #30DaysWild

The time has now come for #30dayswild to end. But with such an amazing response to the campaign many of the ‘Wilders’ will be continuing to explore and create throughout the year, including me! Ok so it may not be every day or even every week but exploring wildlife is something I really enjoy so…