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Aurora, October 2012

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Russell managed to see the northern lights on Monday night as a large parcel of cosmic rays ejected from the sun came sweeping through our atmosphere. Continue reading “Aurora, October 2012” »

Two Meteor Showers Coming

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

October 2011 may see meteor showers on the night of Saturday the 8th and Late Friday 21st to Saturday night 22nd.

A. October Draconids – usually a minor shower but predicted to be good this year. In two days time 8th Oct with peak between 18:00 & 21:00. Tends to be a short sharp peak for these.
Here is a Map.

And here is some info.

Map of Draconids, night of 8 October

B. Orionids

21-22 October peak 00:30 22nd Oct
Here is a map

Map of Orionids - 21 & 22 October

Butterfly Conservation Highland – Field Trips

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Field Trips 23rd, 24th, 25th June 2011 Continue reading “Butterfly Conservation Highland — Field Trips” »

Please be careful with fire !

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

Fay and Liz saw this scene of An Teallach on Sunday 1st May.

An Teallach burning

An Teallach burning

Also …

Bettyhill Weekend – latest!

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

The Bettyhill Weekend is planned for Friday 11th to Sunday 13th June.

The provisional plans are as follows, but as always these many be considerably modified depending on the weather!

Friday evening walk: Farr Bay &/or Farr Point
Saturday: Torrisdale Bay and sand-dune system, Strathnaver, Bettyhill Museum
Sunday morning: Strathy Point – coastal vegetation possibly including Primula scotica

Keep watching this space for the latest news.

Easter Hares

Monday, April 5th, 2010

David, on Easter Day,  saw hares out getting something to eat and following their Mad March routine.  This was near Portmahomak. Continue reading “Easter Hares” »

Petition calls for action on illegal bird killing

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

A demand for tougher action on the illegal killing of birds of prey has been delivered to MSPs.Killing Birds of Prey Continue reading “Petition calls for action on illegal bird killing” »