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Old 09-05-16, 07:03 PM
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Default Hello from the Borderlands of Angus and Kincardinshire

Greetings from the borderlands of Angus and Kincardinshire. High on the Cairngorms, a chance encounter with a short-eared owl turned my attention, for the very first time, to something I enjoy so much that it has now overtaken my original interest of walking and climbing in the Cairngorms. That is wildlife in all its forms, but particularly birds, birds and erm....birds. Look forward to contributing on a regular basis as I continue my own journey along the north east coast, and through the fields west to the Cairngorms where it all began. Thank you. John
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Old 09-05-16, 09:20 PM
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Good evening John and welcome to the forum. That's an amazing area to be doing your birding, lots of seasonal variation I'd guess. Only been up there a couple of times, once many years ago when I arrived on the very day the Loch Garten Ospreys decided to migrate , and once more recently when all my concentration was on mountain biking rather than birding. I for one look forward to reading of you exploits during your journey.

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Old 10-05-16, 01:13 AM
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Hi John and welcome, thats a lovely area you are in, we will be up that way in 6 weeks
we used to stay near Aviemore, but now go stay near the top coast this year at Kinloss
but still go down to the cairngorms brilliant unspoilt area's now with plenty of breeding
ospreys, we have yet to see a male capercaillie but one day, look forward to reading your
reports. best regards tom (although I seem to get called other names)
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