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Sunrise on Isle of Skye

Sunrise on Isle of Skye, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on Skye, n island off the west coast of Scotland and forming part of the Hebrides. This probably ranks within the top 10 ‘must see’ sites in Scotland, and deservedly so. Access is by ferry or bridge. Journey time from Glasgow or Edinburgh is about 4 hours. When you arrive there is something for everyone, viz:

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Inside Dounby Click Mill, Orkney

Inside Dounby Click Mill, Orkney, Scotland

This evening, the focus of my blog is Dounby Click Mill on Orkney.

This type of a horizontal water powered mill has a long lineage, dating back to Viking times. I have visited a similar mill, Shawbost, on the Isle of Lewis. This particular mill was built in 1823 and was in use until 1920. Now restored under custodianship of Historic Scotland.

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Magnificent Bird of Prey

Magnificent Bird of Prey, Scotland

This evening, I am posting a collection of raptor images accrued during various tours of Scotland. These include a buzzard, eagle, owls, hawk and falcon. Very impressive and majestic birds!

I have also taken a group hunting with Hawks in central Scotland. This video clip of the event has had over 7000 viewings. Read more on Watching Birds of Prey Scotland…