Mark Cocker

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Wildlife weeks at Aigas Field Centre in 2019

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In 2016 I began an exciting new venture at Aigas, home of the Lister-Kaye family, centre of excellence for natural history education.

 

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food and hospitality, the brilliant team of rangers, the library, the roaring fires and the impromptu talks. I'm looking forward to it already. Click on the dates above to get a flavour of each week and I hope to see you next year.

 

In 2019 I lead three separate weeks: Sat 13-20 April, Sat 20-27 April and Sat 21-28 Sept. There is always so much to see and explore at Aigas: my favourites include the wood warblers trilling in the birch woods, golden eagles at their eyries, pine martens & badgers coming into the feeders by the hides and the bottle-nosed dolphins breaching in the Moray Firth. There is also a 250-year-old goat willow that was probably a sapling at the time of Culloden. The element that's more tricky to convey is the atmosphere at Aigas: the fabulous