Several of these birds were seen in flight and perching on the rocky cliff ledges.
Seen along the boardwalk trail on central part of the island.
This specimen was seen growing on rock not too far from the coastline. The subject of this observation is the golden coloured lichen of wreath like shape.
Many of this species of thistle were seen in coastal locations of the southern part of the iland.
This was one of many ragworts seen in pathways along the southern coastline
This skua was one of numerous skuas spotted in open country on the central part of the island on this sunny afternoon.
Seen on an upland part of the island.
Seen in the intertidal zone at near low tide.
Seen growing in the coastal zone near the strand.
This bird was outnumbered by the hordes of seabirds at this remote coastal location.
A number of these lichens were seen growing upon rocks atop the high cliffs.
Many of these large tufts were seen atop the coastal blufftops on this misty day. Most specimens were somewhat spent as to their bloom.
Seen growing in moderate numbers high on the coastal clifftop.
This narrow thistle was seen in abundance on the blufftop.
Considerable numbers of this species were seen in nesting colonies on the sheer rocky cliffs.
Numerous individuals of this cottongrass were seemesic blufftop areas.
Seen on a grassy coastal bluff.
Seen in bloom along the blufftop.
Seen washed up in the intertidal zone at near low tide. This individual measures about 28 cm across.
Seen along the rocky cliffs north of mouth of the Cromarty Firth.
Numerous of these seabirds were seen along the rocky shoreline immediately south of the mouth of the Cromarty Firth.
Seen in a water depth of about five fathoms, observed from the platform of a small sport boat. Adults can weigh up to 400 kg.
This gull was seen atop a vehicle in the streets of Cromarty, near the wharf.
Seen on the sandy pebbly backshore
Seen on the backshore north of Invergordon
Seen perched on my nut feeder.
Seen in bloom in a weedy area.
Seen in bloom
Seen growing with other native broadleaf trees.