Gull with its early morning catch, Isle of Jura

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Picture of a Gull flying past with its catch (believed to be a crab) in its beak
Gull with its early morning catch, Isle of Jura

The early bird catches the crab (at least that’s what I think it has got there). Spotted while watching and taking pictures of the dawn and sunrise at the Bay of Small Isles on Jura, a gull flying past with its early morning catch.

Birds in the late evening sky over Saligo Bay, Isle of Islay

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Picture of two birds in the late evening sky
Birds in the late evening sky over Saligo Bay, Isle of Islay

A beautiful June late evening on the west coast of Islay, only a few light clouds in the sky. And two birds flying past in the very last light of the gloaming.

The Paps of Jura from Bowmore pier, Isle of Islay

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Picture of three mountains towering over some houses on lower land, seen across a sea loch
The Paps of Jura from Bowmore pier, Isle of Islay

Admittedly not a view you’d get with the bare eye, I used a fairly strong telephoto lens for this picture: The Paps of Jura (Beinn an Oir, Beinn a’Chaolais, Beinn Shiantaid) seen across Loch Indaal from Bowmore pier on a June afternoon.