Stone sharks

wpid-IMAG0778.jpgwpid-IMAG0777.jpgIn Wester Ross for the weekend.

We came across stone sculptures amongst the rocks and dunes.

Stone sharks, a turtle a starfish surfaced on the close cropped turf.

The kids wanted to make their own – on a smaller scale.

We scanned the sea – no basking sharks today. There were however great skuas, black throated divers and a lone black guillemot.

Above the dunes, by a burn, a flock of twite were busy diplaying drabness as an artform.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twite

Gruinard

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Rainbow over Gruinard Bay, Wester Ross.

Visiting friends in Aultbea for the weekend. Snowy drive up on Friday evening. Generally cold and wet.

Walk on beach with great light between showers. Tide very low exposing expanses of rippled sand.

A couple of black throated divers were feeding offshore. 

Here’s a good article on birds in North West Scotland.

the-soc.org.uk/nw-scotland-sites.htm