Barnacle Geese in north Machir Bay, Isle of Islay

Picture of some Barnacle Geese on a beach
Barnacle Geese in north Machir Bay, Isle of Islay

Some of the thousands of Barnacle Geese wintering on Islay, here seen on Kilchoman beach in Machir Bay. After feeding through the night under a moonlit sky they were roosting on the beach in the morning.

36 thoughts on “Barnacle Geese in north Machir Bay, Isle of Islay

  1. I have never fished it either Andy.I have fond memories of catching eels under the rocks at the border burn and fishing with bamboo canes off the rocks in Port Wemyss. Many a fish caught if you could outwit the seals.

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