Insh Marshes 18th May

  • In reply to TJS:

    TJS said:
    Casting my mind back I do think I remember seeing feeders below us. We were out wildlife watching every day for two weeks on that trip and many of the details are blurring together now.


    Trevor

    It sounds like you were on the roof. Over to the left side of the roof is a plate to sit a camera in to grab a scenic photo of Kingussie and the mountains behind.

    Mike

    Flickr Peak Rambler

  • In reply to PimperneBloke:

    PimperneBloke said:
    Lovely beaky-cuffs shots Mike :o), and the hide...looks in better nick than some of the accommodation I've stayed in lol

    Some bothies I have used back in my mountaineering days were very poorly equipped, basically a roof and four walls, and the toilet was a pit outside, and often in the rain if you were lucky, or you had to go out with a trowel and dig a hole away from any water course to avoid contamination!

    The beaky-cuffs were there for the taking, and I did go a little overboard.

    Mike

    Flickr Peak Rambler

  • In reply to Seaman:

    Wendy S said:
    The hides have certainly improved since we visited about 12 years ago when staying Kingussie. We walked over from the village via Ruthen Barracks and found a lovely path through the woods. I think it must have been autumn time as we stood on the bridge watching the Salmon in the Spey.

    That one didn't look like it was that old, though I couldn't comment on the other two, though i would guess they were in just as good condition.

    I drove past Ruthven Barracks on my way back to where i was staying.

    I also discovered that perhaps for me, the marsh may have been better viewed from around by the barracks, something to test out next time.

    Mike

    Flickr Peak Rambler

  • In reply to Catlady:

    Lynn L said:
    Another sucessful visit Mike, even although you maybe did not see much but the scenery I am sure will have made up for that.

    You know me well, I always make the best of a visit.

    As for the scenery, the Monadhliath Mountains in the background of the first landscape photo, I've had the pleasure of walking up and across, in my pre-accident days. Not only were the views awesome, but the wildlife, particularly the mountain hares, also was awesome

    Mike

    Flickr Peak Rambler

  • In reply to Mike B:

    I can remember seeing that.
    Thanks Mike.
  • In reply to TJS:

    TJS said:
    I can remember seeing that.


    Thanks Mike.

    You're welcome. You were definitely on the roof of the Lookout.

    Mike

    Flickr Peak Rambler