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Challenging fishing at the dam today with the fish in reticent mood and a gusty downstream wind to contend with. Two fish were caught, though: Gordon Nichol got things going with a 5lb fish from Port-na-Craig bank first thing; soon after Ally Gowans landed a hard fighting sea liced fish of...

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Our young osprey Blue YD is having a continental holiday it seems on his first spring migration. He is still in Europe and after crisscrossing the French/ Belgium border he has spent the last two days in northern French region of Picardy near Guise. This area is rich, flat agricultural land...
400 likes! Thank you everyone. We hope you are enjoying following our work and the changing seasons at Killiecrankie, Linn of Tummel, Craigower, The Hermitage and Dunkeld. To celebrate this milestone and the beautiful spring, here are some delicate wood sorrel flowers which can be found at all the North Perthshire...

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The river is sitting at a good height for both banks at the moment but the fish are proving hard to tempt. Graeme Stewart did well, though, getting his first of the season - a fish estimated at 16 lbs on the fly from Pitlochry bank this morning - good effort....

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There has only been one main discussion point around Loch of the Lowes this week- osprey eggs! Q: Will the remaining two osprey eggs hatch? A: Only time will tell! We are still very hopeful but there are three reasons to be only cautiously optimistic:    Firstly as we all know, the...
Here the full mystery picture, so well done to those who said a toad. Please don't forget to share our pages, we are at 399 likes, 400 by the end of the week?Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...

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After a quiet start to the week things picked up today at the dam with three fish caught: Callum Imray had an excellent day with two fish - the first an 18lber from Pitlochry bank in the morning - and the second - a 14lber from Port-na-Craig bank in the afternoon...
This weekend come and celebrate the beauty of spring wildflowers with a range of activities at the Loch of the Lowes visitor centre.  All weekend on 17th and 18th we have Blooming Lovely family fun activities  such as craft, quizzes and a flower detective trail- all free with general admission. On Saturday...
We had lots of help at the Hermitage this weekend from the NTS Tayside and Glasgow conservation volunteer groups - thanks for your help folks. Interested in volunteering - www.nts.org.uk/volunteeringBusy CVs at the HermitageWe had lots of help at the Hermitage this weekend from the NTS Tayside and Glasgow conservation volunteer...
Within Osprey pairs nest-building is a cooperative venture. The birds search their local surroundings for dead branches and other suitable material and can go to a lot of trouble to bring back a piece that they consider a valuable addition to the comfort or strength of the nest. Our male makes...
For this month’s mystery picture, we thought we would try something different, so it's not a location!Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...

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More exciting news from our young Osprey Blue YD’s first spring migration- he is on the French Belgium Border as of 1pm today! It looks like he has continued along the French coast, rather than crossing the channel, perhaps waiting for better weather ? He roosted last night only 8 miles...

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Two fish were caught at the dam today. John Downie got the first in the morning - a 9 lber from Port-na-Craig bank on a Willie Gunn. The second was caught in the afternoon by Gary Waugh (with the help of John!) on a Silver Salmo - a 9lber from Pitlochry...
More exciting news about Blue YD our young osprey on his first spring migration- he’s in France! Blue YD’s journey to France May 2014- copyright SWT Since we last heard from him, he left Spain on the 7th at 7am and flew 220miles across the Bay of Biscay to France. He...
The Pass of Killiecrankie is looking lovely and green with this year's new leaves opening up :)Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...

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With the fish playing hard to get perseverance was the order of the day. George Renwick stuck to the task and was rewarded with a 7lber on a Cascade from Pitlochry bank - good effort. Hopefully a few fresh fish on the way to liven things up....
Here at loch of the Lowes spring appears to be, for all intents and purposes, underway. Mallard ducklings are now becoming a regular sight, the lush foliage of the birch trees is becoming harder for osprey watch volunteers to peer through, swallows are to be seen over the loch searching for...

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Conditions looked good this morning with a 6" overnight rise in water levels putting a bit of life back into the river. Alex Mitchell was first to capitalise with a fish of 8lbs quickly followed by Ally Gowans with one of 11lbs - both caught in the morning on Pitlochry bank...

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Two-year old Osprey Blue YD continues his first ever northward spring migration, and has now reached the northern coast of Spain, having left his wintering grounds in Senegal on 24th April. Blue YD continues northwards through Spain – copyright SWT We last left him on Monday evening, about 40 miles to...
We're eagerly awaiting the arrival of this year's blue tit chicks. Our live nestbox cam, at Killiecrankie Visitor Centre, shows us there are 6 eggs. We'll keep you posted with their progress. Can you spot the parent keeping the eggs warm?Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...
This morning the male bird was distracted whilst incubating the three eggs and gave chase to an aerial predator. The female was away from the nest and so was unaware that the eggs where left undefended for a few minutes. During this time an opportunistic carrion crow landed on the nest...

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The river has dropped back over the weekend but at 7" is still at a good height for fishing. That said fish have been hard to come by - even with good numbers showing throughout the beat. Success did come today, though, - Duncan Webster continued his good start to the...
Happy Birthday Alba - 1 yr old. She's had a great first year out on the North Perthshire Properties since joining the ranger team :) "Share" if you'd like to wish her happy birthday and lets see if we can near 400 "likes".Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...
As of 6pm last night our young osprey Blue YD had made it safely into Europe and was approx. 40miles west of Madrid! He certainly  doesn’t seem to have stopped much- he seems determined to make a beeline for ‘home’ here in Scotland! Blue YD to 6pm on 5th May 2014 –...
Location, Location , Location- Osprey Nests and their Rivalries The Lowes Ospreys return each year at Loch of the Lowes to a carefully reinforced nest site that will survive for many decades- these canny birds know a good thing when they see it. They have found a nest site in a...
Here is another photo of the carving on the Dunkeld fountain that’s proving so hard to identify. We are thinking pine marten or red squirrel. This angle shows the head much better.Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...

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Fred McDonald's 4lb troutScott Breen with his 5lb troutSeveral large trout have already been caught this year on the River Tummel, some of them accidentally by salmon anglers so it is good to be able to report a couple of beauties landed by trout and grayling anglers.Season permit holder Fred McDonald’s...

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More exciting news of our young Osprey Blue YD who has begun his first northwards migration from his wintering grounds in Senegal. The latest satellite date shows he has safely reached Morocco and was only 90 miles south of Gibraltar and Europe! Overview of Blue Yd’s journey northwards so far- to...
Entrance to parking at Lassintulloch Thanks again to RDAC for their help and cooperation our boat is available for booking by Club members and their guests. If you are not a member, visitors can book a boat via RDAC, cost £30 per day for trout and pike fly fishing on this extraordinary...

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We are in the midst of a very quiet time at the osprey eyrie here at Lowes. In these days when all we can do is anxiously wait and maybe guess how many chicks we will get at the end of the incubation period (37 to 42 days after the first...
The colourful bluebells are coming into flower at the Hermitage. What's your favourite spring flower?Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...

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Conditions looked to be near ideal this morning with the river at a good height and plenty of fish showing. Things were slow, however, - very slow - and it wasn't until mid afternoon that the deadlock was eventually broken - Steve Watt continuing his good run with a fish of...

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What an exciting day at the osprey nest here at Loch of the Lowes! There have been two osprey intruders to the nest. One was a female with a white leg ring, who did not get much of a reaction from either of our birds- perhaps a local or familiar bird?...
Blue YD’s Journey to 1st of May- copyright SWT Our young osprey has continued his maiden ‘voyage’ northwards on his first ever spring migration, and has made it as far north as the town of Smara in Western Sahara. The area he is travelling through is a very arid one, characterised by...

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Things got off to a great start this morning with Finnish visitor Kari Manninen catching his first Scottish salmon - a 16lber on the fly from Port-na-Craig bank. Well done Kari - hopefully there will be more! After that things went quiet - fish were showing but they stubbornly refused to...
As you may have read on our website, the Scottish Wildlife Trust has been nominated for SCVO’s prestigious Charity of the Year award. Aside from everything we do here at Loch of the Lowes to protect the ospreys, the Trust has achieved a huge amount over the past 12 months through the hard...

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Plenty of fish were showing first thing this morning and with six fish caught the day didn't disappoint: Jimmy Ross opened his account with a 10lb fish from Port-na-Craig bank on a shrimp pattern; Gordon Hanslip continued his good start to the season with a 14lber from Pitlochry bank on the...

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As incubation of the three Osprey eggs continues calmly, we are all happy to see the more usual pattern of fish deliveries to the nest resumed. The rather odd ‘role reversal’ between our pair of birds seems to have resolved itself- we certainly can’t fault eithers dedication to incubation duties recently. The...
We have discovered some previously unnoticed animal carvings high up on the Dunkeld fountain as its repair and cleaning project gets underway. Here’s the first, what do you think it is?Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...

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After an exceptionally mild winter the hill lochs certainly have lived up to all expectations.Some nice rises have been evident at Kinardochy with traditional wets,hares ear ,goldhead,greewell and spiders doing the trick.At Bhac,some good catches of rainbows reported with traditional wets as well as lures of green and black combination being...
Our young osprey Blue YD , who was hatched  in Angus in 2012  and is being Satellite tracked,  has begun his first ever northwards journey. At the ripe old age of two years he has begun what seems to be his first ever spring migration, leaving the area in Senegal where...

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The river dropped back nicely over the weekend - from a high of 37 inches (above recent summer lows) on Saturday to 25 inches this morning - and it certainly seemed to have put the fish in the mood: George Falls and Colin Hyslop were first onto action this morning with...
Male Ospreys walk a fine line to ensure that they breed successfully. On the one hand they feel a need to guard their mate on the nest to make sure that she does not breed with other males and on the other hand they need to make sure she is...

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Launching the boat at Dunalastair.Thanks to our partnership with Rannoch and District Angling Club, PAC members have a boat on Dunalastair Reservoir. This beautiful, amazing and challenging place is a haven for wildlife and it contains trophy size trout and pike albeit that the former are not always easily caught! RDAC will shortly have another boat...

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Q:  At night, the structure that holds the nest creeks terribly in the wind- the creeking noise wakes her and at times it appears to cause her concern …I am worried the structure will fall down altogether! I am wondering whether it is possible to add extra soil or something around...

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As we now have three ospreys eggs in the nest, matings between the birds have ceased ( last recorded on the 17th of April). Our wonderful night watch team of Ainoa and Kirstin have been doing some number crunching for you based on the detailed behavioural records we meticulously keep here-...

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Things got off to a great start this morning with two fish early on: the first was caught by Calum McRoberts - an 8lb fish on a Vision 110 from Port-na-Craig bank; the second a 12lber caught by Roger Collins on a Black & Red tube from Pitlochry bank. It went...
They've been a bit shy recently but we were able to watch this little squirrel tuck into his afternoon feed of peanuts at Killiecrankie visitor centre.Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...

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A couple of fish were caught late yesterday evening in Sawmill - firstly Duncan Webster got a 13lb sea liced fish on the Floating Devon and lost another on the fly and Gordon Hanslip had a fish of 11 lbs on the fly. Early this morning Calum McRoberts had an 8lb...

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Another lovely day at Loch of the Lowes with typical April sunshine and showers! Both our ospreys are continuing to incubate and strangely there haven’t been any fish deliveries to the nest during the day- it seems our female must be fishing for herself during her breaks off the nest. This is...

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It was another good day at the dam with four fish caught. First into action was Callum Imray with a hard fighting  fish of about 18lbs caught early in the morning on Pitlochry bank on a Vision 110. Next it was George Renwick with a 12lber on the fly on Port-na-Craig...

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Our female osprey never ceases to amaze and surprise us- this morning  she was off the nest and  out of sight for over five hours which is highly unusual for her. Luckily the male stuck to his incubation duties like glue and held the fort until her return- what a wee...
A ten week programme of repairs and cleaning has started on the Atholl Memorial Fountain in Dunkeld. We will post photos of the various stages, first thing the great scaffold build!Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...

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Male Osprey Incubating in the Rain – copyright SWT Our male osprey has been showing his dedication to his nest and mate, incubating a lot of time and being reluctant to let his mate take over despite the rain. On Monday night, he unusually sat on the eggs well into the...

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Fishing conditions looked to be near ideal this morning and Iain McLaren took advantage with fish of 11 and 12lbs from Pitlochry bank on the fly. Two further fish were lost on the fly before the wind picked up making things difficult. Late in the afternoon, though,  Steve Watt also got...
Very successful and busy Easter trails at both The Hermitage and Killiecrankie. Thanks very much too all the helpers, even those who only just managed to resist the children’s eggs!Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...

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Our ospreys have been basking in glorious sunshine and incubating happily all Easter weekend. There have been no dramatic incidents, which is a blessing- our hearts go out to our friends at Rutland Water osprey project where the nest politics between rival males are rampant on the Manton bay nest, and...
Happy Easter! Here's this month's mystery picture. Which of the North Perthshire properties are we on this time?Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...

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It was a slow start today with nothing caught in the morning despite best efforts. Shortly after changeover, though, Thomas Andrew managed to catch a 9lb fish on a Posh Tosh from Port-na-Craig bank. Fishing companion, Dean McGowan, then decided it was worth a go and almost immediately got a 9lber...

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CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! Our winner from our prize draw is Ben from Edinburgh! Well done Ben! We will be contacting you shortly. Emma – Visitor Centre Assistant.Original linkOriginal author: rangeremma...

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At Lowes today in the beautiful sunshine, we finally got a clear view of the third egg! Loch of the Lowes (19.04.14 – Copyright E Castle-Smith) Our famous female and her mate were working well together, taking turns in incubating the eggs.  We are eagerly waiting for potentially a fourth egg....

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We believe our osprey laid her third egg of the season last night around 11.30pm, as she showed all the usual behavioural signs. However, its been difficult to get a good close view as the nest cup is so very deep- we will bring you confirmation and a photograph asap. Just...

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With five fish it was a day to remember for Calum McRoberts. The first four - at 7, 8, 13 & 19lbs - came from Port-na-Craig bank in the first hour or so. The best was yet to come, though, - soon after the midday changeover a further fish came to...

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Timeline PhotosHave your kids decided which Cadbury Easter egg trail they would like you to take them to this weekend? We've got trails at 45 of our places across Scotland, find one near you > www.nts.org.uk/easterOriginal linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...

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Difficult fishing conditions on the river today with strong gusty winds raking across the water for most of the day. A number of anglers persevered, though, but once again it was Steve Watt who came up with the goods - an 11lb sea liced fish from Pitlochry bank on a Willie...

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A wonderfully calm and uneventful day today on the osprey nest at Loch of the Lowes, with the two eggs being incubated in the spring sunshine by both parents. We are so pleased to have two eggs (and therefore two possible chances of a live chick this year) but of course...

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Two fish were lost early today but eventually Dave Stewart managed to make one stick - a superb 16lb fish caught on a shrimp style pattern on Port-na-Craig bank. Not long after Steve Watt got in on the action with a good looking fish of 14lbs on Pitlochry bank - again...

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First glimpse of the second egg 2014- copyright SWT What a great way to celebrate our 50th birthday- with the 70th osprey egg! All is well on the osprey nest today after our female laid her second egg at around 2am this morning. Alas I missed it as I had finally...
Hope the weather warms up soon, blackthorn in full flower just waiting for the bees and just seen the first swallows of the year in Dunkeld so summer is on the way!Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...

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The river looked to be in excellent shape this morning and hopes were high for a good day. As it turned out, however, things got off to a slow start and it wasn't until mid afternoon that the only fish of the day was landed. It was worth the wait, though,...
It has been a mostly peaceful day on our Loch of the Lowes osprey nest today, thank goodness, so we can all get over the excitement of the last few days! There has been much sharing of incubation duties between the male and female, and no fewer than four fish deliveries...

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Richard Bond got things underway this morning with a lovely 11lb sea liced fish on Port-na-Craig bank and this with followed up by Iain McLaren in the afternoon who landed a 16lber on Pitlochry bank - both were caught on the fly. The river was looking in good shape this evening...

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HI folks, it never seems to rain but it pours- on top of our human disturbance incident yesterday at the osprey nest yesterday ( see below) , now the webcam is playing up! The problem again appears to be the computer streaming side of things- rest assured we still have great images in the...

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Proud New osprey dad- 13th April, SWT Our first osprey egg of 2014 was most welcome , laid very early Sunday morning- just in time to help us celebrate 50 wonderful years of the Scottish Wildlife Trust. Our visitor centre as packed yesterday with people enjoying watching the birds incubating their...
Wonderful news here at Loch of the Lowes with out first Osprey egg of the 2014 breeding season laid overnight.  At around 12.30 last night our nightwatch staff noticed classic egg laying behaviour- the bird lying low and panting, and at 12.47 the female stood up to reveal her new egg. ...
A peaceful morning down in the Pass of Killiecrankie - it will look quite different in a few weeks time with the leaves opening on the trees. Is spring on its way where you are?Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...

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We are all waiting for our first osprey egg of the season to be laid…and wait .. and wait…will it arrive in time for our 50th birthday celebrations this weekend? Meanwhile we thought we’d give you all some insight into the birds behaviour since arrival, thanks to the work of our Species...

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With the river running high and few fish showing perseverance was the order of the day. Luckily Kenny Horne stuck at it - having lost a good fish early in the day on the fly on Pitlochry bank he was rewarded with a 15lb hen fish on the spinner from Port-na-Craig...

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Difficult conditions today with high water and an awkward westerly breeze. Les Dargie wasn't put off, though, and was rewarded with a fresh 13lb fish from his favourite spot at the tail of Sawmill. Once again it was the trusty Willie Gunn that did the damage....

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Our female osprey’s behaviour is changing and showing all the signs of imminent egg laying. She is much more nest bound today and is spending increasing amounts of time in the very nest centre. She seems restless and when she started sitting and heavy breathing early this morning , we all...
The office in Dunkeld and another sign of spring, the painters have arrived.Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...

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Nest material delivery 9th April by Marion Moore- copyright Our ospreys here at Loch of the Lowes have done more nest renovation this spring than I can ever remember! It all started of course when the male arrived early on 21st March, and in the absence of his mate, started the...
Spring has sprung - a chiffchaff singing at Linn of Tummel this morning plus lots of wild flowers starting to appear - wood anemones and lesser celandine.Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...

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Conditions weren't ideal today with the river still running high. Persistence and flexibility can go a long way to achieving success, though, and Paul McCarthy proved this with a 16lb beauty falling to a Blair Spoon late this afternoon on Port-na-Craig bank. Good effort. Paul's party have another couple of days...

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Here at Loch of the Lowes we are all now eagerly awaiting the possibility of osprey eggs any day – today is eight days since she was first mated this year, so the first egg could well be imminent.   Q: What signs will there be that a bird  is getting...

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Conditions didn't look too promising today with the river having risen about 20" over the weekend. A number of anglers persevered, though, and it paid off for Duncan Webster who caught a hard fighting 14lber on a floating Black & Gold Devon this afternoon on Port-na-Craig bank. The story doesn't end...

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All is well with our ospreys at their usual nest today- so far no high drama. Not too far way though, an interesting visitor dropped in: Yellow HA a young satellite tracked bird from Roy Dennis’s Highland Foundation for Wildlife. This bird is on migration home to Speyside, and dropped in...

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No more wet feet :)Tayside CVs March'14Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...
Alba checking out the new board walk extension.Tayside CVs March'14Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...
Digging out the boggy ground ready for the foundations.Tayside CVs March'14Original linkOriginal author: North Perthshire Ranger Service...
Willie on his 90th birthday yesterdayCongratulations to Willie MacGregor who had his 90th birthday yesterday. Willie was the Atholl Estates ghillie for many years and many of our anglers will have met him on their Lower Tummel Beat, which Pitlochry AC used to have salmon fishing on for some of the season. The beat is...

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Though I personally hate getting out of bed before 5am, the dawn osprey protection watch shifts do have their compensations- here is a photo we took this morning from the hide whilst we were trying to find the birds in the mist! Loch of the Lowes at Dawn 5th April by...
To celebrate our ospreys safe arrival we are having a special osprey themed weekend at Loch of the Lowes- this Saturday and Sunday. As well as a chance to see the birds live and on camera, with knowledgeable staff and volunteers around to help  answer questions, there will some serious family...

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Our poor ospreys have been sitting in the heavy rain for the last couple of days, possibly wondering why they left warmer climates to come to the cold Scottish spring!  Despite the rain , the male have been bringing in good sized fish to the nest and courtship is continuing between the...

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If you go down to Mill Dam today…you’re in for a beaver surprise!Regular visitors will have seen fallen trees, lying forlornly next to jagged, bright orange stumps, cut to a sharp 45 degree angle. Look more closely and you can see numerous teeth marks, where (in particular) alder and downy birch...

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It was cold and wet on the Tummel this morning but the fish didn't seem to mind - showing in good numbers throughout the beat for the first time this year. First to take advantage was Jonathan Tyson with a 13lber on the Flying C from Port-na-Craig bank - caught early...
The first of the salmon which will run up the ladder at Pitlochry Dam this season has just passed the counter a little over half way up the ladder. The water temperature is just under 6C. Fish in the start of the run only make their way slowly up the ladder, as their...

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Steve Watt got in on the action this evening with a fine 16lb springer caught on the fly on Port-na-Craig bank. The river has continued to fall and is now sitting at something like an ideal height. Hopefully some good catches in the next few days....