Category Archives: Birds

RSPB Troup Head Nature Reserve

This picture of a gannet mid flight was captured at the RSPB’s newest nature reserve attraction at Troup Head a few weeks ago by my son when he was up on holiday.  Troup Head is situated just along the coast from Pennan and … Continue reading

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Elegant Swans

When I was out walking Scamp earlier this week, I saw these beautiful swans at the end of the drive swimming along the Bronnie Burn. It was a lovely sunny morning and they were enjoying the sunshine while elegantly swimming … Continue reading

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Our Resident Robin!

This is our resident robin and this lovely picture was taken a few weeks ago by guests staying in The Bothy.  It is quite an inquisitive little bird and has been in and around our garden for the last few weeks now.  … Continue reading

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Are you looking at me!

I was in the kitchen yesterday making my lunch when I happened to notice this curious pigeon having a look in the window and watching what I was doing!  I unfortunately did not manage to capture him looking this way … Continue reading

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Enjoying a quiet breakfast

Quite often I see this heron at the bottom of the drive eating fresh breakfast from the Bronnie Burn.  This was taken last week but unfortunately I had only my iphone. Usually I see it when I’m out early in … Continue reading

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Our collar doves are back

I love this time of year when the long dark nights are starting to stretch out into longer bright days and you can hear the sound of the birds again.  It confirms that we are heading towards Spring time for … Continue reading

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Collared Doves Cooing

I love to be outside when the sun shines and this morning I spent it in the garden with my grand-daughter helping me.  While we were gardening, we heard the familiar “cooing” of the Collar Doves.  We sat and admired … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

I wonder what signs you look for that spring is round the corner.  Perhaps it’s the early flowers – snowdrops and crocuses.  I saw an early sign at the start of the week when I went round the corner of … Continue reading

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Forvie Beach

The last week has been dominated by snow across the country and it seems no one in the UK has managed to avoid it.  Snow is greeted with joy by some and despair by others – probably related to age … Continue reading

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Snowy morning

This photograph was taken earlier in the week just at the bottom of the garden.  There is nothing more appealing than wandering with a camera in a morning after fresh snow has fallen. I was too slow to get a … Continue reading

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