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 РDay 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…

Heron vs. Goosander – Day 29 0f 30 Days Wild

Day 29 of 30 Days Wild is about my most recent walk down by the River Don, in particular about the little interaction I saw. I am so lucky to live so close to a river where I can regularly see Swans and Herons. Here are some pictures from my latest visit. I was also…

RSPB Osprey – Day 27 of 30 Days Wild

Day 27 of 30 Days Wild is about our visit to RSPB Osprey near Boat of Garten in the Cairngorm National Park.¬† We ended up visiting the centre on our way home to Aberdeen from the west coast of Scotland. I don’t really know a huge amount about Ospreys, or should I say I didn’t…