The eagles remain a mystery…

It has now been almost a month at Craignure Golf Club and we have no eggs being incubated. However it’s not all doom and gloom, Scalla and Anna have been showing signs they want to re-lay so keep your fingers, toes and talons crossed for our pair! We’ve been having great views of them around …

Uh oh! Drama unfolds at the nest…

13th April 2018 On Good Friday, when people all across the country (including myself) were getting excited about tucking into their (*cough* nine) chocolate eggs, we at Mull Eagle Watch were most excited about an egg that wasn’t chocolate at all. It was the first egg that Scalla and Anna had laid in their nest …

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 …

And the name is…

30th August 2017 Bunessan Primary School visited Tiroran Community Forest last week for a day of fun and learning with The Mull and Iona Ranger Service and Mull Eagle Watch. Children got messy making plaster casts of animal hoof prints along the forest tracks before learning about dinosaurs – the ancestors of eagles – with …

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 …