Scotland 2015 (part 2)

We then drove to the Isle of Lewis, firstly to Stornoway to look for Iceland Gulls in the harbour. There were at least 5 around the harbour and whilst there a White Tailed Eagle flew over. Later in the day we drove to Tiumpan Head and the Butt of Lewis. There was a white Billed Diver off of Sgigersta Harbour. The following day it was the early morning ferry to Ullapool, and then a drive out to Stoer Head. We then took the road across the top of Scotland in mainly rainy conditions until the evening when it brightened up a bit. We stopped to look at Smoo Cave and stayed the night in Tongue. The next day was a lovely sunny day and we were able to see how nice an area Tongue was, we even drove back the way we had come the previous day to see the scenery in better conditions.

Raven

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Iceland gulls

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White tailed Eagle

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Tiumpan Head Lighthouse

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Butt of Lewis Lighthouse

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Stoer Head lighthouse

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Smoo Cave

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Rock Dove

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Northern Scotland

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North Uist 9/4/2013

Today started with a lovely sunrise ( The picture was taken from the window of our room in the Lochmaddy Hotel).  The weather was sunny all day although still quite cold. We went back to Balranald RSPB to see the Harlequin Duck again. There are pictures of Twite, Corn Bunting and Rock Dove all of which are quite common birds around Balranald. We got the 4pm boat back to Skye and stayed in the Uig Hotel for the night.

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