Friday, 31 January 2014

Sunrise Over Scotland

At last I am sharing my photographs from Scotland.  It was an early start for me, 4.00am!!  We caught the ferry in Larne and heading for Cairnryan.  After a good breakfast we headed on deck to see what birds we could see as the sun rose.  During the crossing of 21/4 hours we saw 17 Species of bird which included Black headed, Herring and Common Gull. Kittiwake, Fulmar, Gannet, Shag, Cormorant, Razorbill, Black and Common Guillemot, some rafts of Eider, Great Crested Grebe and Hooded Crow, however we were delighted to see 20 Red throated Divers and 1 Great Northern Diver. 

I only managed to photograph a Fulmar but it was not got enough to add here so I am  sharing with you the shots I took of the sunrise so  sit back and enjoy.














I hope you enjoyed the sunrise.

Thank you for visiting and to those who left comments.

13 comments:

  1. I made it here at long last.
    You were on a boat.
    Beautiful sunrise.

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  2. HI Adrian Many thanks for your comment and I am glad you liked the sunrise. I do use Google Chrome so i do not know why you are having trouble accessing my blog. I do hope nothing else is going to go wrong!!

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  3. Great set of pictures - I really like the first two!

    Stewart M

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  4. HI Stewart Glad you liked the pictures. Thanks for comment.

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  5. Your sky-shots are so gorgeous! Absolutely fantastic. I love these colors!

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  6. beautiful sunrise photos! I was thrilled to see a couple of red throated divers (from a distance) when we were on Skye last year. First time I'd seen one. We've booked to go to Bass Rock in June to photograph gannets feeding and can't wait - hoping to see ospreys while we're up there too fingers crossed! Will you be posting more pics from your trip

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  7. A beautiful sunrise and a lovely moon shot! Sounds like a fun birding outing on the ferry. Happy weekend!

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  8. Beautiful shots! That last one is my favorite!

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  9. I'm sorry you weren't able to get more bird pictures, but your photos of the sunrise (and the moon) are fabulous.

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  10. These are beautiful pictures.Sunrise over the water has an added beauty.

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  11. It looks cold out there, but the sunrise brought warmth to the photos.

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  12. Awesome sunrise. I'm afraid I wouldn't have been able to do the boat ride..I get motion sickness so badly. But what a view you had!!

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