Tag Archives: lek

What goes clatter, clatter, click, click, pop, pop in the woods?

The capercaillie lekking season is upon us. Capercaillie Project Officer, Gareth Marshall gives us an insight into these extraordinary birds. Deep in the pre-dawn darkness of a spring-time pine forest, something is stirring. It’s still too dark to make out … Continue reading

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Glen Tanar black grouse count

Jeremy Squire is a member of the reserve team at Loch Leven National Nature Reserve. As part of his wider work around Scotland he recently had a day away from Loch Leven, to help with the annual census we take … Continue reading

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Creag Meagaidh diary

Creag Meagaidh National Nature Reserve is managed by Scottish Natural Heritage. It’s one of a suite of reserves that help protect an amazing range of wildlife and landscapes, and each one is waiting to be discovered by you. The Creag Meagaidh … Continue reading

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