Thousands of Barnacle Geese lifting off at Gruinart, Isle of Islay

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Animated picture of thousands of Barnacle Geese lifting off from a nature reserve on Islay, Scotland
Thousands of Barnacle Geese lifting off at Gruinart, Isle of Islay

Always an amazing sight, the thousands of Barnacle Geese wintering on Islay lifting off after having been spooked by something, may be a raptor, may be a human getting too close, anything.

Tireless dog returning the seaweed, Isle of Jura

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Animated picture of a dog returning a piece of seaweed
Tireless dog returning the seaweed, Isle of Jura

A friend I made on Jura, this dog can not only wag its tail, it can also return a piece of seaweed. And at least in this animated picture it can do it indefinitely….