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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.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Spent a very wet day in Rothiemurchus. In spite of the rain, some good natural connections were had including two Spotted Flycatchers and a Crested Tit in a roving tit flock, 25 Mistle Thrushes feeding on cropped turf, a Dipper at the Old Bridge Hotel, lots of chocolate-coloured Scotch Argus butterflies, a couple of damselflies, one dragonfly, a Common Frog and an Osprey circling over the fish farm.

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