Bottle nosed dolphin is a speciality of the Moray Firth. After our trip concluded, Malcolm went to Chanonry Point and was delighted to watch adults with their young.
Brown hare every day in the fields
Red squirrel in the forest
Fragrant sunshine gorse
Flowers of sweet Cicely
Twite, redpoll, siskin
White throat singing
St Marks flies, their long black legs dangling about hawthorn flowers
Red breasted merganser
Black throated diver, its head peeping from its nest on an islet in a loch
Seascape with oil rigs and immature red throated diver at Cromarty Firth
House martin nesting at Heather Lea, yellow hammer, cuckoo calling, whitethroat displaying
Flock of ringed plover with dunlin took to the air and came down on the shingle shore
Woodcock, after supper. Birding at dawn and dusk- who needs sleep when May has so much to give?