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.

June sunset colours seen from Kilchoman, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a colourful partially cloudy sunset behind a hill
June sunset colours seen from Kilchoman, Isle of Islay

A view north west from Kilchoman on a beautiful June evening on Islay. The sun has set behind Cnoc Mòr and Coull Farm, but is still creating beautiful light and colours in the partially cloudy late evening sky.

Leonids meteor over Machir Bay, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a starry sky with the Milky Way and a large meteor streaking across the viewIt took quite a few attempts to get this one, a meteor from the Leonids meteor shower over Machir Bay on the west coast of Islay. It was a really bright flash shooting across the sky, only lasting less than a second, yet very impressive. You can also make out the Milky Way stretching from the top left to the bottom right of the view. The view is north along Kilchoman beach, the flat bright spot on the flat hill section is Coull Farm. To the right Cnoc Mòr (82m).