We have thoroughly enjoyed providing wildlife experiences for our island visitors during this half term week. Some noteworthy sightings include Short-eared Owls, Otters, White-tailed Eagles (pictured) and even a Minke whale on two excursions! We have also seen the first Harbour Seal pups and a Black-throated Diver looking very dapper in breeding plumage on Loch na Keal! A personal highlight for me was seeing a Swift over #Tobermory (they do not breed on #Mull).
Despite the challenging weather conditions at the start of the tour we had a wonderful five day experience on the island with Iolo Williams and guests. Sightings included White-tailed Eagles, Golden Eagle, Hen Harriers, Basking Sharks, Minke Whale, Harbour Porpoise, Arctic Skuas, Great Skuas, Storm Petrels, Manx Shearwaters, Gannets, Black-tailed Godwits, Common Scoter, Mountain Hares, Tawny Owls, Red-throated Divers, Harbour Seals, Grey Seals, Red Deer, Fallow Deer and a won
We had good fun pond dipping on Ardnamurchan during a tour last week. Louise aged 10, found what I think is a beautiful female Palmate Newt. #NatureScotland #ArdnamurchanWildlifeTour #ArdnamurchanWildlife #IsleofMull #Tobermory #EwanMiles