Beautiful November morning on Kilchoman beach, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a sandy beach with some rocks and a flock of geese in beautiful November sunshine
Beautiful November morning on Kilchoman beach, Isle of Islay

A beautiful November morning on Islay, bright sunshine over Kilchoman beach and Machir Bay. Some Barnacle Geese who had spent the night on the beach at the waterline, soon to lift off.

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.

Geese over dunes seen from Kilchoman beach, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a large number of geese flying low above some dunes
Geese over dunes seen from Kilchoman beach, Isle of Islay

A large number of Barnacle Geese flying low over some dunes, seen from Kilchoman beach. I think somewhere close to Coull Farm, but I’m not 100% sure.