A selection of photographs taken during May 2009 featuring the scenery and wildlife of the northwest Highlands of Scotland



Beinn na Caillich  from the Broadford to Torrin road


Looking across the mouth of Loch Carron to the Applecross mountains


The Black Water river


After the rain - towards Skye and the Cuillins from Applecross


The Coire na Creiche and Sgurr  Thuilm


Looking down Loch Kishorn to Skye and the Red Cuillins


Rogie Falls


Strath More


Meall Gorm and Sgurr a' Chaorachain from upper Loch Kishorn


The beach at Oldshoremore


Beinn Bhan


Beinn Alligin over Upper Loch Torridon


The head of Loch Brittle


Loch Torridon


Sand - the beach north of Applecross recently featured in a television series starring Monty Hall


The crofter's cottage at Sand as featured in Monty Hall’s Great Escape


Sgurr nan Gillean and Sgurr a' Bhasteir from Sligachan


Beinn Dearg Mheadhonach, Belig and Marsco from Sligachan


Looking down the Bealach na Ba (pass of the cattle) at 2053 feet the second highest public road pass in the UK,

(until 1976 the only road access to Applecross)


The Black Cuillin from Ord






Eilean Donan Castle


The Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge






White Tailed Sea Eagle


White Tailed Sea Eagle


Shags – the males in breeding plumage


Eider ducks - Applecross Bay



(picture by Sue)


Minke Whale


Hetty, Violet and Martha practice their synchronized stick retrieval

(picture by Sue)


Different formation…………………….


On the Dunvegan forest trail


Hetty amongst the bluebells


And finally………………………………..a Highland coo

(picture by Sue)