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Surfing dolphins and the scent of coconut

Nature is bursting into life at St Cyrus NNR. Therese Alampo, the Reserve Manager, describes the seasonal antics of its regular inhabitants as well as those of some of its more unusual visitors. The wild weather seems to be settling … Continue reading

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News from St Cyrus National Nature Reserve

Therese Alampo is the Reserve Manager at St. Cyrus National Nature Reserve. A coastal reserve near to Montrose and fairly handy for both Aberdeen and Dundee it is one of our most popular sites and there is plenty to keep … Continue reading

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Shivering in St Cyrus

Reserve Manager Therese Alampo gives an update on what’s been happening at this popular reserve just outside Montrose. I have never seen the reserve so cocooned in ice.   All the sandy tracks to the shore are like glass, this ice … 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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Species of the month

Raven Tumbling in the sky, ‘gronking’ noisily, the raven is one of the most distinctive and charismatic birds in Scotland. Few birds however, provoke such a range of contradictory emotions as the raven. On the one hand this is a … Continue reading

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