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  1. Euan Buchan

    A Welcome Back To The Great Tits?

    This is exciting Two Great Tits checked inside the camera nestbox. One went in and the other stayed outside. Fingers crossed they use it this year, they will get a nice Welcome Back reception they haven’t been back since 2018.
  2. Euan Buchan

    Winterwatch 2021

    Just heard that Winterwatch 2021 will start on Tuesday 19th January.
  3. Euan Buchan

    Two Blue Tits Checking Nestbox

    Spotted two Blue Tits at the nestbox wonder if they will use it this year?
  4. Euan Buchan

    Help The Birds this winter

    Filled up the feeders as well as Frosty my Snowman feeder, decided to keep him up longer then normal. Also gave the birds a helping hand scattering seeds on the ground and on the table and a Robin was first on the scene.
  5. Euan Buchan

    Stormburn 30th November BBC 1

    New series starting next Monday narrated by Ewan McGreggor Winter starts to release her iron grip as we meet an unforgettable cast of northern animals - the Stormborn.
  6. Euan Buchan

    The Birders Show

    Heard about this the other day it's a new podcast which you can watch on YouTube I've seen a few they are good more info here https://thebirdersshow.com
  7. Euan Buchan

    Otterwatching In Edinburgh

    People have been lucky enough to see Otters in Edinburgh. There's the fav hotspots such as Figgate Park, Water Of Leith & Saughton Park but sadly I've never seen them. However folk had been spotting them at Dunsapie Loch in Holyrood Park and after Birding at St Margaret's Loch I decided to have...
  8. Euan Buchan

    Autumnwatch 2020

    It has been announced that Autumnwatch 2020 starts next Tuesday 27th October at 8pm on BBC2.
  9. Euan Buchan

    Birding On The River Almond & Cramond

    Finished my Global Birding Weekend, had a much better day today was at my local patch yesterday and it was pretty quiet. Today I went to The River Almond Walkway to Cramond Foreshore as I hadn't been down there for ages, it was a shame the tide was in would of loved to have seen some Waders but...
  10. Euan Buchan

    John Bishop's Great Whale Rescue

    This programme was on Monday & Tuesday this week on STV (ITV). I just watched both programmes back to back was such a lovely programme about releasing Beluga Whakea to a Santuray in Iceland.
  11. Euan Buchan

    Global Bird Weekend

    Not quite sure were to put this but is anyone going to be taking part in The Global Bird Weekend this weekend? I have registered to take part what the aim is going out and record what you see on Ebird. You can regester either as a individual or in a team for more information visit...
  12. Euan Buchan

    New book How To Attract Birds To Your Garden

    A new book by Dan Rouse titled How To Attract Birds To Your Garden which also covers Food they like, Plants they love & Shelter they need is out on Thursday. Looks a good book I've already pre ordered my copy through Amazon...
  13. Euan Buchan

    Back At My Local Patch Cammo Estate

    Had a enjoyable afternoon Birding at my local patch yesterday . Though I didn’t see a lot of birds, I still had a good time admiring the autumn colours it was lovely being back as I had not been for a few weeks but it was lovely seeing it in its autumn colours having been Birding there...
  14. Euan Buchan

    Birding At Figgate Park

    Today went Birding at Figgate Park it’s the first time I’ve been back since COVID started. when I arrived I was thinking I’m not going to be here long as there was no birds around, but the birds did turn up and I saw 1 Heron 1 Little Grebe 5 Moorhen 4 Cygnet 2 Mute Swan 1 Black Backed Gull 1...
  15. Euan Buchan

    Wintering Geese Arriving

    Seeing the first Swallow that's the first sign of Spring to me, when I see flying Geese in the classic V shape that's the first sign of Autumn to me and I saw that happen on Sunday always a great sight anyone else seen it yet?
  16. Euan Buchan

    A Barra Good Day Birding

    Had a fantastic day on The Isle Of Barra the birds I saw today were Starling Golden Eagle Comorant Curlew Heron
  17. Euan Buchan

    Great day today in The Outer Hebrides

    What a great day today. At Kallin Harbour I saw a Otter, followed by Redshanks & Herring Gulls. Then on Grimsay saw 2 Golden Eagles then up in North Uist saw a Buzzard snd lastly some Sand Martins on Hosta Bay.
  18. Euan Buchan

    Birding In The Outer Hebrides

    Had a good day yesterday saw Seals on Berneray followed by dozens of Graylag Geese & Golden Eagle. In North Uist saw Oystercatcher & Curlew & on Lochmaddy a Heron. This morning walk saw Sanderlings on Cilla Bay and on the field at the front of the house there are Rock Doves and some Lapwings.
  19. Euan Buchan

    Lovely Welcome From Hebridean Birds

    It's nice to be back in Benbecula in The Outer Hebrides. I'm here for 2 weeks so I'm looking forward seeing what's around. On the Uig-Lochmaddy ferry I saw Gannets & Storm Petrel and when I arrived at the guest house I was greeted by thousands of Starlings.
  20. Euan Buchan

    Hoopoe Spotted in the Dunbar area

    I was told from a friend of mine that a Hoopoe has been spotted in the Dunbar area in Midlothian. Unfortunately I'm away up to Skye today so unable to see it but if anyone's near that area this may be a interest to you.