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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.

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Some highlights from a day spent walking in the Pitlochry area included Dippers everywhere (in song on the Tummel,  chasing eachother along storm drains etc), Oystercatchers noisily declaring their presence (What is it about them and house rooves?), evidence of Beaver activity with lots of riverside saplings felled), Winter Aconite and Primrose in flower, two Nuthatches singing and huge numbers of most of the common species exploiting the mild weather to get their breeding seasons underway.

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