Another month almost in, not quite but only a couple of days left... I know it is a bit overcast this evening, but as the locals say that once the Agricultural show is past (this year on Thursday 9th August) that the nights start to draw in....Tomorrow is another day anyway, and if you did not read last night's entry the monthly meeting of the bird nerds is on Monday night, not Tuesday as the weather forecast for Tuesday evening does not look too good, and an odd midge could be out on that evening! If you are over here, meet up with us at Laggan at 7pm, we look forward to seeing you there.
In the garden this morning there were 2 families of Goldfinches totalling around 12 birds on the willows, This evening down at Bruichladdich, a Heron was standing around just where the burn enters Loch Indaal just past the Distillery, no sign of an Otter but a Seal was swimming along beside the pier.Out on Loch Indaal itself, there was the odd Gannet flying past, with some plunging in too. Also there, at the pier was a Black Guillemot, while along the shore, there were a couple of Oystercatchers and also a Common Sandpiper on the rocks. There was no sign of any Eider in moult up at the usual spot towards Gortan where they normally hang out!