Eagle near Dunlossit House, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a Golden Eagle flying past a flag pole surrounded by treesEagles are big birds, but nature is even bigger, far bigger. So to spot one you still need to look quite closely to see it. Here’s one spotted from the ferry travelling up the Sound of Islay to Port Askaig, flying past Dunlossit House (not in the picture. The flag pole is in the grounds, at the foot of it one of the old cannons).

West Coast Motors coach arriving for the Islay ferry

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Picture of a small coach crossing a causeway to a ferry terminal, a ferry arriving in the backgroundA slightly older picture (the causeway has been widened since) of Kennacraig on a sunny April afternoon. A West Coast Motors coach is arriving in time for the Islay ferry MV Isle of Arran (now a relief boat) coming in.

Rain shower and rainbow from the Colonsay to Islay ferry

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Picture of a heavy rain shower over the sea, a small rainbow below the cloudsA view north from the Colonsay to Islay ferry, returning from an excursion to Colonsay with the Islay walking week. A heavy rain shower is falling over the sea, also giving us a tiny rainbow.