Another blustery, showery day on the North Rhins, so we settled for a local walk again.
I dont know how many photos I must have taken of this lighthouse over the last few years!
Plenty of 6 Spot Burnet moth cocoons about
Ailsa Craig with Arran beyond
“False Ailsa” or Knockdollian Hill
Looking up the coast towards South Ayshire
Car wreck on the shore
Its been a fantastic year for orchids around here!
The Stena Ferry heading towards Belfast
P&O Ferry coming back from Larne towards Cairnryan
6 Spot Burnet moth
Another Common Blue on Thrift
Female Eiders with ducklings
Although at the beginning of the walk it says to follow the markers and stiles, there are very few markers and the going is pretty rough and boggy in places
Another beautiful orchid
Black Guillimots or “Tysties” as they are called up here
There are not many species of grasshoppers found in Scotland
Here is a guide to those found in D&G
This is a lovely bit of coastline
Lichen patterns on the rocks
Mike managed to catch this obliging moth-a Bright-line Brown-eye