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