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About @jeremysquire

Naturalist living in Kinross-shire originally from Gloucestershire. Twitter @Jeremysquire

Busy week on and off the loch

We’ve been busy the last couple of weeks at Loch Leven and other reserves. Last week we were operating our old friend ‘The Softrack’ at Tentsmuir. The plan is to remove willowherb from the sand dunes to help improve plant … Continue reading

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Osprey Walk Burleigh Sands 17th August 6-8pm

It’s Osprey time of year again folks. Loch Leven has plenty of these magnificent birds visiting at this time of year. Many of these splendid fishing raptors are currently around the Loch. Youngsters have left the nest which bolsters numbers … Continue reading

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Winter and Spring combined

The weather has been all over the place over the weekend here at Loch Leven NNR. It’s been warm during the day but quite cold at night. Today there has been blasts of snow and sleet with prolonged sunshine in-between. … Continue reading

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Loch Leven NNR in the Snow

Loch Leven is looking fine today in the snow. While i was out doing chores I grabbed the opportunity to take a few photos. The Lomands were shrouded in mist most of the day. I had a small window to … Continue reading

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Winterwatch part 4

That’s the BBCs fine Winterwatch season over again. We’ve got a few months to go before we’ll watch Springwatch and we’ll do this all over again. A lot of the featured wildlife can be seen in and around the Loch … Continue reading

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Winterwatch Day 2

Gus and I have very much been enjoying the fabulous Winterwatch. If you are a fan of the programme you might like to know how to see wildlife featured on the programme locally. Loch Leven is a brilliant for fantastic … Continue reading

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Even more Waxwings!

This weeks Milnathort and Kinross waxwing sightings have included:- 30 at the play park at Springfield Rd, Kinross on the 28th 14 in the trees behind Mavisbank on the 28th 70 at Pier entrance Kinross on the 28th 40 at … Continue reading

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More Waxwings

I’ve been away for much of November following my beloved Bristol Rovers so I’ve not been out and about looking for Waxwings so much. The national influx continues throughout Scotland gathering some momentum. As I write flocks of 500+ have … Continue reading

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Waxwings are here!

Waxwings a bird from north and eastern europe. Birds are seen in varying numbers from year to year. Last winter hardly any were recorded locally. This year looks to be a bumper year for the species. The last big Waxwing … Continue reading

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Wildlife Cameras

We use wildlife cameras a lot for seeing what goes on around the reserve. It’s amazing what appears, particularly mammals when we are not looking. On my way back from setting up the cameras I spotted an out-of-place brown blob … Continue reading

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