Spent a week in Scotland, Aviemore and Cairngorm area for 7 days, then 2 days on the west coast at Strontian. Brilliant break with some outstanding birds.
8th April - Aviemore
Bank Vole at Loch Garten
Nice close Buzzard
Nice to see the Ospreys back with at least 6 birds in the area.
Scottish Crossbills at Carrbridge
Badgers at Speyside
A surprise visit by Waxwings at Alt More
It was a bit wintery on the top of Cairngorm
Decided t brave the elements and climbed up the mountain to see Ptarmigan and they didn't disappoint - special moment.
Red Grouse getting in on the act
The Ring Ouzel was waiting for us when we got down
Snow Bunting also made an appearance.
15th April - Strontian
The very 'Twitchable' Black Duck
Some nice April scenery
Wild Mountain Goat