Tiree: Where The Corncrake Cries

Today the Isle of Tiree made the national news headlines with the RSPB report that “one of Scotland’s rarest breeding birds has had its most successful season in at least 45 years. The reference was to the elusive ‘Corncrake” which are related to moorhens, coots and rails but differ from most members of the family in […]

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Big Blue Skies

Gone for the time being are the winter storms. Here today are big blue skies. The warmth of the sun is reflected in the appearance of butterflies, bees and bird song. As we set out for our constitutional (walk) we take the camera just in case! Although Tiree is relatively flat, we look east towards the mountains on […]

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