Welcome back to Mull Eagle Watch, 2018!

13th April 2018 I’m excited to be returning to the role of Community Information and Tourism Officer this summer and will be running the eagle nest tours alongside Cian Burke-Brown who is the seasonal ranger for Mull and Iona Community Trust. This year, we are being hosted by the wonderful Craignure Golf Club. A team […]

West Ardhu chick names and a final farewell for 2017

24th September 2017 Mull Eagle Watch tours have come to an end after another successful season in 2017. Thursday 21st was the last day of tours and, after cancelling on the Wednesday due to a return of miserable weather, I was pleased to be greeted at West Ardhu with sunshine and clear views. Visitors saw […]

Fledge!

Wednesday 19th July 2017 One day after posting about the imminent fledging and the larger, female chick made the jump! Fledged Female On arriving at West Ardhu (North West Mull Community Woodland) on Thursday 13th July to set up for the forthcoming trips I checked the nest site and suspected that one of the eaglets may […]

Perched on the Precipice

  Perched on the Precipice – Wednesday 12th July Branching Out Our two eaglets at West Ardhu (North West Mull Community Woodland) are around 11 weeks old tomorrow, and are already beginning to explore the outskirts of their nest. White-tailed eagles usually fledge around 12 weeks of age, but they can take the jump earlier, or […]

Ringed & Ready

Thursday June 29th – Ringed & Ready to explore the wider world! How time flies! The two eaglets/chicks at our West Ardhu viewing hide are now 9 weeks old – they’re managing to feed themselves with prey in the nest, they’re standing up and exercising their enormous wing span (over 8ft) and they are almost […]

Growing season…

Sunday 28th May 2017 Eagle parents working hard at West Ardhu (North West Mull Community Woodland) I’m so impressed with our West Ardhu eagles and their parenting skills! Our two chicks/eaglets are now about 31 days old – just over four weeks into their lives already and the adults, Hope and Star have been doing […]