WIB News – August – September

Hello again folks, weather has continued to be varying. From wet to dry and everything else in between. But that has not stopped us getting out and about with visiting wildlife watchers. We have had great views of Gannets fishing just offshore and an eagle eyed visitor spotted a Bonxie…

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WIB June – July News

Hello from a somewhat wetter Islay, we still have the warmer air but we are having more rain just now. It is certainly helping the barley grow but hiding the wildlife. But that hasn’t stopped our wildlife watching there have been great views of a mother and pup otter in…

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Hello From Wild Islay Birding May & June

Spring migrants are well into their breeding cycle with young wheatear and whinchat being seen about the island. Sea watching has been exciting with good views of gannets, fulmar and manx shearwater passing by on the way to nearby fishing grounds. I watched a herd of deer recently on the…

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WIB News – March – April

Another great month’s wildlife watching around Islay with visitors from near and far. We have had guests from Scotland, England, Canada and the U.S. I think the best view this month was when otter watching with two guests and a red deer stag emerged from the water and easily walked…

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March News

Great Grey Shrike

During the weeks of February and into March we’ve been quite busy here at Wild Islay Birding with a good number of folk joining me on my tours including my youngest wildlife watchers yet, at only seven years old. We’ve had some amazing views of otter, merlin, and golden eagles…

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News Update December

Have been busy out & about birding and watching wildlife around the island. I have been over to Jura twice in the last month to scout wildlife watching opportunities and have not been disappointed, not going to tell you about them come out with me and we will see them…

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A Wee Update from Wild Islay Birding

Thank you to all the people contacting us and wishing us well with the new venture. It is great to have so much support. These first few weeks have been busy out with some clients wildlife watching and getting around the island putting out posters and flyers. We have seen…

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The Obligatory First Post

Welcome to the news section on our new website. We will be posting regular updates about Islay’s wildlife such as the arrival of the geese and other interesting sightings we make. Also pictures of our tours and special offers will appear here as well as on our Facebook page and…

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