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Tuesday, 16 June 2015

A Scottish Grand Tour...

Andy Grinter has just finished a mega trip across the border to Scotland where he caught up with many of its iconic birds including Golden and White-tailed Eagle and stunning views of Corncrake, Dotterel and Ptarmigan...not to mention a wee dram of Highland malt!

Hebrides

Corncrake on Iona; Andy Grinter
Iceland Gull, Iona: Andy Grinter
Oystercatcher, Mull: Andy Grinter
Common Sandpiper, Mull: Andy Grinter
Otter, Mull: Andy Grinter
Black Guillemot, Butt of Lewis: Andy Grinter
Fulmar: Andy Grinter
In the Highlands Andy caught up with a few crackers on Cairngorm Mountain:

Dotterel, Cairngorm: Andy Grinter
Ring Ouzel: Andy Grinter
Ptarmigan: Andy Grinter

 What a fantastic trip! Andy saw plenty of other great birds too including hen harrier and short-eared owl. Add to that the stunning scenery and Scotland is hard to beat.


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