Garth Peacock
Scotland - Day2


March so Far

Wednesday 13th March 2019

The last seven days

Monday 18th February 2019

The last two weeks of January

Wednesday 6th February 2019

Wildfowl Week

Monday 21st January 2019

Slim pickings for a month.

Monday 14th January 2019

Last one for 2018

Tuesday 11th December 2018

A week to remember

Monday 3rd December 2018

A couple of trips to norfolk

Friday 16th November 2018

Deer and more Deer

Thursday 15th November 2018

Some activity at last.

Saturday 3rd November 2018

Welney Widlife Trust Norfolk

Monday 22nd October 2018

It's all still very hard work

Wednesday 17th October 2018

It's not getting any easier

Saturday 6th October 2018

A stormy week

Sunday 23rd September 2018

It's all still very hard work

Sunday 16th September 2018

Bits and bobs over the last 10 days

Sunday 9th September 2018

Another update

Monday 27th August 2018

About time for an update.

Friday 10th August 2018

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Tuesday 10th April 2018

Our first full day was Monday 19th March and it was bright and sunny.

We headed to Lochindorb, an area that produced lots of interesting images when we visited in 2014. First signs were not encouraging - the usual Red Grouse were not appearing and the lake was mostly frozen. We di find a lone Oystercatcher nicely perched on a rock. Just got lined up or a shot and it conveniently flew to another rock a couple of hundred yards further down. A careful approach in the car and it stayed this time.

Continuin round, there was nothin of note that was photographable until near the far end when a Red Grouse gave us the once over.

After a few minutes, it calmly made it's way to the side of the road near where we had parked up.

That was the sum total of Lochindorb - diappointing!!!

We then made our way to the coast for the incoming tide, starting at Udale Bay which is a RSPB reserve on the south shore of Cromerty Firth. Loads of waders and Geese but all distant so it was a matter of concentrating on the fly-by Great Black-backed Gulls.

Following the coast, evrything was too distant except for a Shag nicely sun-bathing by the road-side.Too close for the camera so I concentrated on a head shot.

End of Day 2.