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Natural Connections

Modern life in Scotland is increasingly busy. The connections our ancestors had with nature and the land are being lost. As leisure time shrinks, or is filled with hi-tech experiences, opportunities to experience nature become fewer. And yet it is possible to connect with nature on a day to day basis. All around us, the great web of life continues to hold its shape, and nature continues its eternal cycles. Keep looking, listening, smelling, touching - and keep experiencing natural connections.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Fantastic trip to the Isle of May today. The full list of (presumed) breeding birds was Shelduck, Eider, Fulmar, Shag, Oystercatcher, Kittiwake, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Common Tern, Arctic Tern, Guillemot, Razorbill, Puffin, Feral Pigeon, Carrion Crow, Wheatear, Pied Wagtail and Rock Pipit. Migrants were fairly few (due to the high pressure and clear skies) but consisted of single Turnstone, Red-backed Shrike, Chiffchaff, Lesser Whitethroat and Blackbird. Photos below - more to follow.



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