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BBC Springwatch 2019

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The Cairngorms National Park is abuzz with excitement with the welcome return of the annual wildlife extravaganza, BBC Springwatch.

The programme’s new home until 13 June is the Dell of Abernethy, deep in the ancient Caledonian Pine Forest of the National Park. This thriving wildlife hotspot also played host to Winterwatch and later this year will be the location for Autumnwatch. It is the first time viewers have been given the perfect year-round view of the National Park and how its wildlife changes, overcomes challenges and thrives throughout the year. Experience every season through the changing landscapes.

Abernethy Forest

Abernethy Forest

So, since they were last on our screens, what has changed? Not only are temperatures rising, and the landscape colours changing – but presenters Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Gillian Burke are also in hot pursuit of some of Scotland’s most fascinating wildlife which call this part of the country home, including red squirrels and golden eagles.

Live cameras capture every fascinating movement from the forest floor as well as birds’ nests featuring colourful bluetit chicks as they start to find their way in the world. Watch the live wildlife cameras every day between 7am and 10pm – what will you spot?

And that’s just a snapshot on what’s on offer. Catch up on everything you’ve missed so far, and check out the latest news and everything you need to know about BBC Springwatch 2019

Wildlife watching across the Cairngorms

After you’ve enjoyed the fascinating wildlife on BBC Springwatch from the comfort of your sofa, get out and about and explore it all for yourself. From the excellent Highland Wildlife Park at Kincraig, to lots of opportunities to discover the area’s wildlife for yourself on a range of wildlife watching tours, where experts, such as those from Speyside Wildlife will lead you deep into the National Park on a wildlife adventure.

Find out more about wildlife to look out for across Scotland this spring with our seasonal wildlife calendar or explore more with our Scottish Wildlife Series eBook.

Don’t forget to share your spring wildlife photos across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using #Springwatch, #ScotlandIsNow and #VisitScotland.

 

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