Skye-Out and About

The Dawn Chorus

To make the most of the dawn chorus, set your alarm for 5.00am and follow these steps. Make a warm …

Call from the Wild

The call from the curlew as he flies across the moor is an amazing sign of Spring. A haunting cry …

Springtime

Springtime The land warms up in early spring When the birds seek mates and start to sing. Acid-green leaves erupt …

Monarch of the Glen

This magnificent beast graces the glens with his power and might. Monarch of the Glen Great crown of antlers guarding …

Falaisg

During the spring on Skye the crofters set fire to the moorland to clear the ground. This improves the grazing …

The Skylark Returns

While out walking today on the moor, I heard the skylark singing overhead. His song is a wonderful melodious tune …

Island Shore

The coral is actually not coral but, a dried, calcified seaweed known as maerl. The small island opposite the beach …