Wildlife sightings 18 February 2016

Notes from the Discovery Centre team – Claudia

We now have two cameras working on the Bass Rock and are still eagerly looking out for gannets. They are flying around but so far none of them has landed in sight of the cameras.

On Craigleith we are still watching shags every day but we do spot some seals every so often hauling out and enjoying the spring sun. The peregrine is still making an appearance nearly every day on Fidra, as do the fulmars and shags. Last Saturday we saw some graylag geese as well. But what is keeping us excited still is our fish tank. Our mermaids purse is still refusing to hatch after fooling us a few weeks ago but we discovered that one of our common whelks has now laid eggs. Who knows we might end up with a lot more snails in future!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.