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 […]


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!

Scottish Birds


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

Scottish Birds

Wading 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 […]