Gulls, waves and rocks on Kilchoman beach, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a view out on to a beach and a bay with breaking waves from behind some rocks. Three gulls on the beach.
Gulls, waves and rocks on Kilchoman beach, Isle of Islay

A view from behind some rocks at the southern end of Kilchoman beach on the west coast of Islay. Three gulls on the beach and some nice waves rolling into Machir Bay.

Geese over Cnoc Mòr and the wreck on Kilchoman beach, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a large number of Barnacle Geese flying over a low coastal hill, a wreck on a beach also in the picture
Geese over the Cnoc Mor and the wreck on Kilchoman beach, Isle of Islay

A view north on a mostly cloudy afternoon on the west coast of Islay. A good number of Barnacle Geese are flying west over Cnoc Mòr (82m) to land at the coast between Machir Bay and Saligo Bay. In the foreground the wreck of the Patti is sticking out the sand of Kilchoman beach.

Ringed Plovers near the wreck on Kilchoman beach, Isle of Islay

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Picture of Ringed Plovers near a wreck on a beach
Ringed Plovers near the wreck on Kilchoman beach, Isle of Islay

A regular sight at Kilchoman, a good number of Ringed Plovers on the beach. Here they are near the wreck of the Patti in November 2019.