An ongoing series of photos taken around the Benderloch area of the Scottish West Highlands. If you would like more information about the area, including tourist and "where to stay" info please visit the Benderloch website - link on sidebar. Enjoy the pictures, and remember that if you click on a picture a larger version will open. Steve.

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Migrating birds

Over the past week there's been a huge increase in the number of small birds migrating through the area. Of particular interest has been watching fieldfares (and others) stripping Rowan (mountain ash) trees of their berries in a matter of hours.

Rowan tree full of berries at Connel Bridge
prior to the irruption.

Fieldfare on Rowan

Starlings on Rowan

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