Raptors Galore In Beautiful Sunshine In The Scottish Highlands 20 September 2020

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What a beautiful setting to enjoy fantastic birds in!

Yesterday we drove up to the Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey, in the Scottish Highlands picking up Steven and Julie on the way. The weather is glorious here and today we spent the whole morning in one of our favourite places watching raptors galore. With warm sunshine and clear blur skies it was one of those days that will live long in the memory. Highlights included at least one adult White-tailed Eagles, three Golden Eagles two adults and a juvenile, a ring-tail Hen Harrier, three Red Kites, a Peregrine, a Sparrowhawk, how many Common Buzzards and Kestrels we lost count. We can honestly say we had at least one raptor in view the whole morning and at times sixteen individuals on show at once!

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White-tailed Eagles are really awesome! Today we had one in the same view as a Golden Eagle!

We also a male Ring Ouzel with a flock of Mistle Thrush, Red Grouse, Ravens, Siskins and red deer - what a morning! The afternoon was spent exploring more beautiful Scottish Highlands in the glorious weather.

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