One stop while in the Cairngorms was Cairngorm Mountain. In the car park there you can often find snow buntings, which can be tempted down a bit closer with some seed. It was pretty snowy so I got shots of them on the rocky wall with some snow around.
Some more photos photos from Loch Garten. A great tit posed, looking right at me, which gives a bit of a different perspective. A treecreeper landed in a pine tree and I managed a couple of grab shots as it searched for food. And a chaffinch posed on the twig.
One bird that frequented the feeders while in the Cairngorms was the coal tit. On my first day I got a number of photos using my 300mm.
I’m not one for doing landscapes, but even I couldn’t resist a view like this. Ive stitched together a number of shots and quite like the result
I have loads of photos from my recent trip to Scotland, but barely started on the editing, so here is a coal tit at Loch Garten.
Anyone who has visited Loch Garten will know the nest is some way off from the centre, though cameras and telescopes provided do give good views. Its not so good if you want photos, so I got out the Pentax Q and shot some video of the EJ, the female osprey. This video has been…
Here is a video I took a couple of days ago of a snow bunting feeding in the Mount Cairngorm car park. snow bunting from Neil Phillips on Vimeo.
I sat in a hide this morning at about 6.15am and the red squirrel I was waiting for never showed. Thankfully I did the same yesterday morning and I got some photos of one that did, but don’t have the software or processing power with me to edit them properly. I did however take some…
Yesterday we went up to the southern shore of the Moray Firth and found this female long tailed duck. I took some photos which will come later and some video, which I’ve put together into this video in iMovie: long tailed duck from Neil Phillips on Vimeo.
Another pic from yesterday, a goldcrest on the floor.