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.

Night sky over Laphroaig distillery (4), Isle of Islay

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Picture of a starry night sky over a coastal distillery (Laphroaig on Islay)
Night sky over Laphroaig distillery (4), Isle of Islay

A beautiful, fairly clear November night on Islay. The night sky above Laphroaig on the south coast of Islay shows hundreds of stars sparkling above the distillery. A beautiful view with a hint of the Milky Way just left of centre.