Scottish Birds

Common Buzzard

When I was young, it was quite unusual to see a Buzzard, but over the past 30 years or so, the Common Buzzard has become, eh….. quite common. Nowadays their range is expanding and it […]

Magpie
Scottish Birds

Magpie

Magpie A magpie cooling his toes in the last of the winter snow.

Loch Rusky
Lochs

Osprey

Osprey An Osprey catching a Trout on Loch Rusky in the Trossachs

swan
Galleries

Swan Taking Off

Lift Off A swan doing its best to take off on the River Esk. Eventually it ran out of runway and gave up!

kingfisher
Scottish Birds

Kingfisher

Kingfisher This Kingfisher was feeding on shrimps at the mouth of the Esk near musselburgh.

godwits
Galleries

Birds Sheltering Together

These pictures of wading birds and ducks were taken at a pond near the shores of the Forth, just outside Edinburgh. Normally the wading birds like the Godwits, Oyster Catchers and Redshanks would have been […]

cormorant
Scottish Birds

Cormorant

Cormorant A Cormorant drying its wings on the shores of the Forth, near Edinburgh