Iain Taylor

20130705

Troup Head

Photographs from warm summers evening spent watching the Gannets, Guillemots and Kittiwakes at Troup head. This was my first time to Troup head during the breeding season and it was a fantastic experience to see the  Gannet chicks in their nests clinging precariously to small rocky ledges.

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20130627

Grey Heron, River Don.

Gret Herons are a relatively common sight at the River Don in Dyce

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Greenfinch

A Greenfinch tucking in to the Sun Flower seeds at one of the bird feeders in the garden.

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20130519

Scottish Kennel Club Show, 2013

20130504

Woodside Agility Show, 2013

20130520

Donmouth nature reserve

I spent half an hour over a lunchtime in the bird hide next to the Bridge of Don. Shortly after I arrived a Cormorant landed some distance away to dry off its wings. The tide was relatively low allowing Oyster Catchers, Sandwich and Common Terns and Yellow Legged Gulls the ideal opportunity to search through the shoreline mud.

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20130513

Blue Tit, River Don.

Fighting Pheasants

Every spring the Pheasants that we often see in garden and fields around the house start squaring up to each other. It interesting to see these usually shy birds become oblivious to their surroundings as the compete with each other in search of a mate.

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Agility training session with Manouk

 

Northern Lakes from Lattrig

A panoramic view of Keswick and the Northern Lake District from the top of Lattrig. 

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