Category Archives: 30 Days Wild

30 Days Wild – Day 30 – Feisty Pochards

I didn’t want it to happen but time, weather and other things have beaten me. So we end not with a bang, but with a whimper…

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30 Days Wild – Day 29 – The end is nigh…

There’s an unfortunate sense of the month petering out at the moment with the weather minimising chances for anything special to close it out.

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30 Days Wild – Day 28 – Rain 

With the rain continuing to fall I was wondering what I could write about today. Surely not another wildfowl photo?

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30 Days Wild – Day 27 – Let sleeping ducks lie

A very quick one today. Spotted a bunch of ducks sleeping by the lake. But the moment I stopped to look at them, they were up. 

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30 Days Wild – Day 26 – Aberlady Bay

Day 26 is really a second part to Day 25, coming from the first ever Local Nature Reserve, established in 1952. Aberlady Bay.

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30 Days Wild – Day 25 – ‘Ane wounderful crag…’

Day 25 was a packed day. But we’ll start with Tantallon Castle and something great and white on the horizon…

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30 Days Wild – Day 24 – Water of Leith

For Day 24 I went looking for Dippers along the Water of Leith outside Edinburgh. Once again, I found something other than what I was looking for…

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30 Days Wild – Day 23 – From the train

It’s easy to think you cannot possibly have moments of wildness from a train. After all, what is there but a carriage, and people?  But as it all whizzes past an array of habitats flash before your eyes. Meadow, field, … Continue reading

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30 Days Wild – Day 22 – On old adages

The bible says “Seek and ye shall find” (Matthew 7:7). But there’s another old adage that if you want to find something, simply stop looking. So which is true? Let’s find out…

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30 Days Wild – Day 21 – Still no orchids

With little time and no moments of good fortune to fall back on, it’s a quick one today. 

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