Saturday, 6 February 2016

The Peregrine - With and Without the Sun

Today we have the high winds and the prospect of more rain, last weekend we had a fare amount of sunshine, but whatever the weather a walk along the cliffs above rough seas is never a bad thing. Today, one of our regular Peregrines was sitting quite comfortable amongst a selection of what looked like Pigeon feathers just like she was last week, but this time the weather was against us.
Watching these incredible birds as they use the winds to slice along the cliffs is wonderful, it is womething that I have seen many times but never tire of.
It is true that a little sun brings out the best of these birds for the photographer but on any day, in any weather, just the site of a Peregrine is more than a little welcome.

The Road to Muckle Flugga

Finally, after a couple of aborted attempts we managed to travel to the northern most part of the UK, some 710 miles north of my home on the...