NO1586 : Grouse Moor showing muirburn

taken 12 years ago, near to Auchallater, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Grouse Moor showing muirburn
Grouse Moor showing muirburn
Grouse survive on a diet of heather shoots. Every year gamekeepers burn off patches of old heather. The following year these appear as patches of grass, but thereafter new heather growth, with lots of succulent shoots, recolonises these patches.
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NO1586, 5 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 June, 2006
Category
Grouse moor   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 156 866 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:57.7739N 3:23.3765W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 156 867
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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