Sunday, May 31, 2009

Mull & Ardnamurchan

A small selection of the wildlife seen on a week's holiday on Mull and Ardnamurchan. Other highlights were Common Dolphin, Common Porpoise, thousands of Manx Shearwaters, many Great Northern Divers, Whimbrel, Corncrake, White-tailed Eagle, Great Skua. Noticably more Siskin and Redpoll about than in previous years.

Dunlin Calidris alpina, Sanna Beach

Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe, male carrying food, Sanna Beach

Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus, male, Faskadale

Twite Carduelis flavirostris, Fidden Farm

Six-Spot Burnet Zygaena filipendulae, larva, Sanna Beach

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