This year’s counting of grouse broods is nearly done in the Scottish Highlands. It is a very poor year for breeding, which is such a sad thing to see. We had two years of bad rain in the breeding season and bird stock ..
As my dearest friend, Anne Johnson, says: “With pointers, in particular, just when you think things are going beautifully, then one of the wheels come off …….”
And that is so true. It has been a while since I ..
Well, the season is in full swing and Pontus has been walking with me, taking careful notes of how the other two are doing the job.Here Gaia has flushed the bird and Pontus is right in the middle of it all, taking it in ..
This is now the season where we venture out to see how the grouse has bred over the summer. Unfortunately it has not been great here in Scotland 2017, so this year it is a real treat to be able to hunt the grouse on 12th..