A Focus On Nature

Tag: Scotland

Nature Reserves

The secret life of Martes martes

© Simon Eaves 2012

It appeared quite suddenly from beneath the hide. Surprisingly (usually my powers of observation are slight), I was the first to spot it, and even more surprisingly, I squealed the correct species.

‘Pine marten!’

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Nature Reserves

A badger sniffed my toe…

…And the best bit: I’m not even exaggerating.

I’ve heard it’s difficult to get your blog started, and I’ve certainly suffered from bloggers-block for well over five months now. So, I’m going to start with one the greatest wildlife moments I’ve had this year, or ever. Let me take you back to a muggy June evening, in the Highlands of Scotland…

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