We had a short walk and a picnic today. First bright day this week. Ardinning was autumnal. Saw what was probably the last dragonflies of the year.
Had a short walk around a couple of hills in Glen Fruin yesterday with Christine & Michael. It has been about 8 weeks since I was on a hill and I got quite puffed on the up.
Kilpatrick Muir today, heather very much in bloom, few butterflies about despite the overcast weather. Peacock & Green Veined White.
Went on a walk yesterday over Sgiath Chuil & Meall Glas. Photos, notes & map: walkmap
Good walk ground the trio of hills in Glen Douglas. Notes, maps & photos: walkmap. I saw a dead hind 2-3 weeks ago, now picked clean.
A good walk today, Ben Oss and Beinn Dubhcraig most excited about sundew, mountain ringlets and a cloud berry. Map, photos and notes: walkmap
Kilpatrick Braes First for a while the lockdown crowds seem to have gone.
Lots of flora: yarrow, thyme & ladies bedstraw in the fields. Bell heather, heath bedstraw & tormentil on the moor. First Blaeberries Lots of Ringlets, a few fritillaries when the sun appeared.
Meall an Fhudair Lots of wee birds Had a good walk yesterday, notes and photos on a map: walkmap.
Out around the Glen Douglas Trio again today. Notes and photos
Braeval To Stank number 6 walkmap
Part of the Rob Roy Way.
Cloudy & warm, getting brighter. Butterflies out later.
Very quiet, saw one couple on the way out, a few more coming back. Spider, nest & young.