TonyQ

TonyQ Big Year 2017 (A second attempt)

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Beautiful shots. Especially the Cuckoo!

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The Cuckoo is a stunner! 

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Excellent Cuckoo shot, @TonyQ !

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Absolutely. Great photos all round but the Cuckoo stand out from the rest.

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159. (UK.113). Jay  Garrulus glandarius

598b344820093_Jaybm-1.jpg.f3cd226f4d08058b13c22b553a0fd4f3.jpg        

Balgavies Loch, Scotland        23.05.2017

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160. (UK.114).  Osprey  Pandion haliaetus  

 598b348901b02_OspreyLLm-1.jpg.2392e76386f038a44efd19496d25749d.jpg

Loch of the Lowes, Scotland   25.05.2017

 

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Balgavies Loch, Scotland        23.05.2017

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161. (UK.115). Fulmar  Fulmarus glacialis

598b34d0b978d_Fulmarm-1.thumb.jpg.7f0614d95df38babe3d8a75643f843ad.jpg     

Arbroath Cliffs, Scotland         24.05.2017

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Arbroath Cliffs, Scotland         24.05.2017

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162. (UK.116). Kittiwake  Rissa tridactyla

      598b351b0b4f7_Kittiwakem-4.jpg.7a657e0de665fec86fdb8e47a9e8a661.jpg

Arbroath Cliffs, Scotland         24.05.2017

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163. (UK.117).  Razorbill  Alca torda

 598b3562d6c52_Razorbilllm-1.thumb.jpg.6f856154ecc6b4edb77bb8170507de3d.jpg

Lunga, Scotland          28.05.2017

 

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Lunga, Scotland          28.05.2017

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164. (UK.118). Guillemot  Cepphus grylle

 598b35be2fc64_Guillemotlm-2.jpg.adfb8701ddf3cefbda8511c44b661a46.jpg    

Lunga, Scotland          28.05.2017

 

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Lunga, Scotland          28.05.2017

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165. (UK.119).  Puffin  Fratercula arctica

    598b366eb5e97_Puffinrm-9.thumb.jpg.1ea637277e5354c2b142eed484a647fa.jpg   Lunga, Scotland          28.05.2017

 

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Lunga, Scotland          28.05.2017

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Eel not do? Shots good though!

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166. (UK.120).  Shag  Phalacrocorax aristotelis

     598b36c975076_Shaglm-6.thumb.jpg.416b72327c451460d114ea40b2aa1e61.jpg   

Lunga, Scotland          28.05.2017

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Lunga, Scotland          28.05.2017

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Lunga, Scotland          28.05.2017

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167. (UK.121).  Dipper  Cinclus cinclus

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Mull, Scotland 27.05.2017

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168. (UK.122). Hooded Crow  Corvus cornix 

598b37781fb09_HoodedCrowm-1.jpg.a5c161709e9edcb175f24cf78b0a106a.jpg

Mull, Scotland 27.05.2017

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169. (UK.123). Great Northern Diver  Gavia immer  

 598b37ae09124_GreatNorthernDiverm-1.jpg.ddfafe63a712b6bf453f7ecf9e494512.jpg

Mull, Scotland 27.05.2017

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170. (UK.124).  Ringed Plover  Charadrius hiaticula 

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Mull, Scotland 31.05.2017

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@Dave Williams

We didn't see any with eels. I don't think their chicks had hatched when we were there. A good excuse to go again!

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Some excellent shots there. Lunga is a special place indeed.

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Great photography, @TonyQ! Good weather also ... hoping to get some of the same :).

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@Galana thank you - yes Lunga is special

@xelas thank you. I am sure you will get some good weather. The key is to get out when you can!

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171. (UK.125). Black Guillemot  Uria aalge 

(New Bird)    

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Mull, Scotland 01.06.2017

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Juvenile, Mull, Scotland 01.06.2017

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172. (UK.126). Golden Eagle   Aquila chrysaetos

  (New Bird)     598dc0cc3e9b9_GoldernEaglem-1.jpg.1311f8ac9d44c323773dfcd973ad3b31.jpg

Mull, Scotland 27.05.2017

A distant EBC, but the only one I have ever seen!

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173. (UK.127).  Great Skua  Catharacta skua  

(New Bird)     598dc1086e6ba_Skuam-1.jpg.d52fc44e7aeade2ceb697db8512d78bc.jpg    Lunga, Scotland          28.05.2017

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