Image by Rosie Hopkins
Small is Beautiful
Take some time out and observe how these fantastic beasts survive in their habitat which we share with them.
Interesting Moths – Supplemental
“We first saw one of these a few years ago, and have seen several, since.”
Recent Bird Sightings on Stronsay June 2020
Predicting what uncommon species are likely to arrive in late Spring is impossible – there are always some common species which don’t turn up and a few very uncommon species which do!
Housing Development Gets Go Ahead in Greenfield, St Andrews
A development of 16 houses is to go ahead in Toab, twice the recommended density for the area.
Poplar Hawk Moths – Getting ‘Fresh’!
“How about a pair of Poplar Hawk Moths, mating! “
The Last & First of Brodgar
“on the last weekend of May, we were wondering where we would go as our first farther away outing – walking farther afield, outdoors, should be OK. “
May Stronsay Bird Sightings
“The most noticeable recent sightings as regards migrants have been a male Hawfinch and a male Siskin in the Castle garden and a few Chiffchaffs – all in gardens”
“Lockdown doesn’t have to mean locked in or locked up.”
Spotting the Small Copper Butterfly
The Small Copper butterfly appears to be struggling, with numbers in Scotland falling by a third in the last ten years.