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Autumn awakening

This week began with a morning goose count as part of the National Icelandic breeding Grey Goose Count (IGC) surveys. Fortunately at the moment these early starts aren’t too unsociable with dawn breaking around 7am. By the end of the … Continue reading

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Another unnamed blog

With winter stalling, Loch Leven NNR has been enjoying temperatures of up to 13 degrees this week with the wind coming in from southern Europe. The Loch Leven NNR Volunteers got a day away for a change cutting the grass around the … Continue reading

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Squirrels, Jays and Bearded Tits

Yet again there is lots of Wildlife to see at Loch Leven NNR. It’s been a remarkable year for Red Squirrels around Loch Leven. They are easy to find in the surrounding woodlands right now I think this squirrel is … Continue reading

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It’s gone cold

Winter has arrived at Loch Leven NNR as it has through much of the UK. There has been some wonderful early morning scenes around the loch. There is less scope for plant hunting at the moment but there are still … Continue reading

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Geese, Sheep and Moths

The weather has been kind to us here at Loch Leven and we’ve got much work completed. We have got the sheep off St Serfs, a little earlier than the last couple of years. Neil was at the helm. We put … Continue reading

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Beyond Storm Ali

It seems like storm after storm has been hitting us at Loch Leven NNR but between the prolonged showers of rain and windy conditions I took time to go out and gather some content for the blog. I even got … Continue reading

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Autumn action

Well Jeremy’s away for a week or so and a result you get a blog from the reserve manager instead I’m afraid there’ll be no updates on how Bristol Rovers are doing or jibes at Gillingham…. However I can tell you it’s … Continue reading

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Fungi Foray – Loch Leven Free Event

There is a wonderful free event happening at Loch Leven NNR on the Saturday 29th. The Fungi Foray is a popular event in the Loch Leven Diary. Find out which wonderful species are present around the loch side woodlands. Do … Continue reading

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Pinkfoot return

We welcome back the Pink-footed Geese to Loch Leven NNR again from the 12th onwards these geese started to return from Iceland. We do our first official count on the 20th October so we’ll get a good idea of numbers … Continue reading

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Flying high at Loch Leven NNR

Loch Leven has been monitored by scientists for over 200 years and on a regular basis for over 50 years. As such the results of these numerous studies constitute ‘one of the largest limnological (yep google it!) datasets for shallow … Continue reading

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