Thursday, March 05, 2015

Killantringan & Dunskey Glen Circular-28th February 2015

 

A cold blustery day with the threat of rain by the afternoon, so we set off early for a circular local walk.

1-Killantringan

Killantringan Bay

2-Killantringan-lighthouse

Killantringan Lighthouse

3-Killantringan-lighthouse

The cottages are currently for sale.

4-Killantringan

Portamaggie

5-receeding-waves

Receding waves

6-Killantringan

 

7 Pete

Wrapped up for the cold wind

8 stoat

Stoat in partial ermine

9-Killantringan

View back towards lighthouse

10-Port-Kale-Mora

Port Kale

11-waves

Bit choppy!

12-Port-Kale

Port Kale

13-bubbles

bubble patterns

14-bubbles

 

15-bubbles

 

16-bridge

Bridge over the Dunskey Burn

17-spade

Spade!

18 snowdrops

Still plenty of snowdrops out on the Dunskey Estate.

Sadly this is when my camera went into its dry bag as it started to rain.

Plenty of frogspawn seen on our way back to Killantringan Bay

Monday, March 02, 2015

Glenwhan Moor-14th February 2015

A bright cold day so headed for a local walk on Glenwhan Moor

1-snowdrops

Snowdrops Castle Kennedy

2-greylags

Greylags

3-core-path

New Core path sign

4-Raven

Raven

5-reflections

Quarry reflections

6-splosh

Making splashes!

7-splosh

 

8-quarry

 

9-steam

Smoking!

10-sunray

 

11-looking-for-crossbills

Looking for Crossbills

12-gritty-british-soldiers

Gritty British Soldiers

13-blot-on-the-landscape

Blot on the landscape

14-plane

Light aircraft from Castle Kennedy

15-puffballs

Puffballs

16 Eristalis

Eristalis sp, first hoverfly of the year

17-Coltsfoot

Coltsfoot

18 Red-admiral

Red Admiral

19-Glenwhan-Moor

Loch of the Eye

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Stranraer Harbour-24th February 2015

 

A cold bright day and a trip into our local town.

2-Stranraer-Harbour

The light was great on the harbour

3-Stranraer-Harbour

 

4-Stranraer-Harbour

 

5-Stranraer-Harbour

 

6-Stranraer-Harbour

 

7-Stranraer-Harbour

 

8-Stranraer-Harbour

 

9-turnstone

Turnstones by the pier

10-diver

Red Throated Diver

11-fountain

Fountain in Agnew Park

12-swan

Mute Swan

13-plover

Ringed Plover

14-geese

Greylag geese near Stranraer Golf Club, a pale one amongst them.