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Waxwings and Eagles

We’re now firmly into winter now at Loch Leven National Nature Reserve. Next week looks like being the coldest for a long while. Maybe even temperetures as low as -6 some days. Normally we’d expect the loch would freeze over. … Continue reading

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A quick update on a busy week

Once again it’s been a very busy week at LOCH LEVEN NATIONAL NATURE RESERVE. It’s also been very cold. Hope everybody had a fantastic St Andrews Day! The brisk north-westerly wind has stopped the Loch Leven freezing over. Parts of … Continue reading

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December Moths

Moths have not featured much on our blog recently. Partly because it’s too cold to trap and our trap is bust! December moths are a favourite of mine. They fly between the end of September and the beginning of December … Continue reading

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The blog with no name………

The first couple of days this week have been very poor so it was fantastic when the sun finally came up on Thursday. Here is the scene looking west from Kinross. We saw a light overnight dusting of snow on … Continue reading

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A week on tools

I’ve been on tools all week and been outside everyday which means I’ve collected lots of content this week. Today I was out bird counting and what an amazing amount of birds there are for the time of year. More … Continue reading

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Life, lacking Loch Leven – Guest Blog by Gus Rootledge

Life, lacking Loch Leven   Hello there! It’s been a wee while but I’m back just briefly and only virtually, as I’m still in Aberdeen studying at SRUC. More on that later… Jeremy’s asked me to do a wee blog … Continue reading

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It’s turning cold…..

It’s getting cold here in Kinross-shire. The first hard frost came the on Tuesday morning. The big sun rising up behind the industrial Fife The coming of the frosty weather triggered to put out the winter interpretation signs There are … Continue reading

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Inconsistant Blogging

Many apologies about the inconsistent blogging recently. I’ve been out of the office a lot. I’ll fire out a blog to catch up with some of the content I’ve collected recently. We were lucky with the storms recently. Normally I’m … Continue reading

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Growing up with Loch Leven

Trout in the Classroom 2016/17 Trout in the Classroom is an ongoing project and part of the wider Growing up with Loch Leven initiative, delivered by Scottish Natural Heritage in partnership with Kinross Estate Company and Tay District Salmon Fisheries … Continue reading

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A goosey breakfast and turkey sandwiches

video Although it was an early start to the week for me it never seems too much of a chore to get up and head to down the Loch because you know it’s always going to be worth it even if its impossible … Continue reading

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