Big swell north east of Sanaigmore, Isle of Islay

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Picture of some big swell rolling towards a rocky shore, waves breaking over the rocksA view north east from Sanaigmore, some big swell rolling in from the west, from the Atlantic. Waves breaking over the rocky shore between Sanaigmore and Ardnave. On the left Eilean Beag with Nave Island behind. Taken on a nice June evening on Islay.

Remote north western landscape, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a remote island landscape, looking towards a distant coast from low hills over a moorland landscapeA view north west from somewhere in the hills between Gortantaoid and Bridgend (that was the general route of our walk). Not sure which loch that is, there are several in the area. In the far distance you can make out Loch Gruinart and Ardnave with the Atlantic behind it.

10 eggs in a nest, Isle of Islay

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Picture of 10 eggs in a nest of a ground nesting birdI don’t know which bird these are from, all I know it’s a ground nesting bird and the nest was in the Ardnave area. I’m pretty sure they were identified at the time (our walk leader was from the RSPB), but the walk was over 10 years ago and my memory isn’t that good.