Wednesday, 29 May 2013

Scotland Day 5 - Raptor finale

A nice end to the day with a post dinner Owl watch.  Richard Pegler had been checking a nearby site over the previous evenings and we were pretty confident for Shorties but first bird of note was a fly through male Hen Harrier. (Given the distance - bigger images than usual!!)




The Short-eared Owl took us by surprise as it appeared from the opposite side of the road!


It didn't stay long either - another fly through!




The sun nearly peeked out briefly!


Not a bad end to the day :-)

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