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

 

Slioch

 

Portree

 

Eilean Donan Castle

 

The Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge

 

Heron

 

Fulmar

 

White Tailed Sea Eagle

 

White Tailed Sea Eagle

 

Shags – the males in breeding plumage

 

Eider ducks - Applecross Bay

 

Lucille

(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)