Here are some photos of a Mute Swan feeding off the pontoon weed growth (the Eiders eat the Mussels, but the Swans are vegetarians!) Not quite mute, as it had a good snort at me when it surfaced to find me there. Good to know we are providing for our feathered neighbours too.
These two specimens were caught from the pontoon in July – both fish returned alive to the loch. The Scad, the first that likely has been caught here, a visitor likely due to the good weather early in the summer, is more common further south in the UK, but not in Scottish waters, and […]
Nature Notes Ian Arnold This guillemot came to me at the pontoon whilst I was draining the dinghy, and that is where I took the photos. However, it paddled out behind me when I went to Aquila, although on the surface it could not keep up. When it saw me on the stern, it dived […]