Red Grouse

Red Grouse can be found in some numbers on the Ladder Hills as well as other moorlands on Glenlivet Estate.

These moors are managed for Red Grouse by "Muirburn". In the early spring and late autumn, small patches of moorland are burnt to remove old, woody heather. This stimulates the regrowth of young heather shoots, which are the preferred diet of Red Grouse. It takes up to 15 years to burn the whole moor, giving a patchwork effect that allows the Grouse close access to both food, and longer heather for cover and nesting.

 

The CockThe HenA family outingIn flightShowing off fluffy leggings

Highland Springwatch Safari

From to at The Braes of Glenlivet, Cairngorms National Park

Top o' the Brae Safari

From to at Strathavon, Cairngorms National Park

Red Deer Rut Safari

From to at The Braes of Glenlivet, Cairngorms National Park

Autumn Gold Safari

From to at The Braes of Glenlivet, Cairngorms National Park

Mountain Hare Safari

From to at The Ladder Hills, Cairngorms National Park

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Self catering accommodation in our converted Mill and Steading at Easter Corrie


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