PSL update from the Isle of Skye

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 More madness and mayhem from up at Uig. I'm embroiled in my second attempt at 1000 species in a 1km square except this time I'm on The Hebrides rather than in a nice, soft, species-rich southern woodland. Ooh 'eck, what have I done? Recent highlights include Otters, a Golden Eagle and a coupla rather smart fish. Yup, I intend to add lots more of those to my list. Watch out Dr Evil Comont and TinyLyons, I'm coming after your guys' fish lists this year! :) 

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So intent have I been on recording specific groups or adding new species to my reserve list that I'd almost forgotten how relaxing and satisfying it is just wandering around recording everything.

Prompted by comments on the 1kmsq challenge  I venture out at lunchtime for a 40 minute stroll around my local neighbourhood. Sycamore, Ash, Spruce, Ivy, Herb Robert, a few woodland birds then up around the point to the shore. The tide's high, so only the strandline of mostly Ascophyllum nodosum and Fucus vesiculosus - Spirorbis spirorbis and Electra pilosa, unknown to me until the last ...


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