Photos, Arran, Islay and Jura, April 2012

(Identification of distant views thanks to Viewfinder Panoramas.)

Corra Bheinn and Glenbatrick Bay, Jura

(13 April 2012)


View from Corra Bheinn across north Jura and the Sound of Jura to, amongst others, Bidean nam Bian, Buachaille Etive Mr and Ben Cruachan



Beinn an ir from Corra Bheinn



Looking down to Glenbatrick Bay and across to western Mull



Looking through the gap between the other two Paps to Beinn a' Chaolais



Across Loch Tarbert, Ben More on Mull in the distance



Across Loch Tarbert to caves on the north shore from Glenbatrick Bay



Across Loch Tarbert to north Jura from Glenbatrick Bay



Looking out to Colonsay from Glenbatrick Bay



Ringed Plover running, Glenbatrick Bay



Two Ringed Plovers, Glenbatrick Bay



Swans, Glenbatrick Bay, with caves across Loch Tarbert



Loch na Fdarlaich Beag, with Colonsay and western Mull in the distance



Corra Bheinn above Loch na Fdarlaich



Arran across the Sound of Jura


Paps of Jura

(12 April 2012)


Beinn Shiantaidh



Beinn a' Chaolais



Loch an Aircill below Scrinadle, from Beinn Shiantaidh



Across Loch Tarbert to Mull, from Beinn Shiantaidh



The rugged north of Jura, from Beinn Shiantaidh



Over Corra Bheinn to the Sound of Jura, from the slopes of Beinn an ir



View from Beinn an ir over the Sound of Jura. Ben Cruachan centre left, Ben Lui far right, Bridge of Orchy hills just about visible between them.



View from Beinn an ir over Loch Tarbert, Loch Righ Beag and Loch Righ Mr to eastern Mull and, in the far distance, Ardgour



View from Beinn an ir over the Sound of Jura to Ben More and Stob Binnein, with the Arrochar Alps to the right



The cliffs of Beinn a' Chaolais from the south ridge of Beinn an ir



One of Na Garbh Lochanan, with the north end of the Sound of Islay, Rubh' a' Mhil lighthouse and the southern end of Oronsay



Beinn Shiantaidh from the lower slopes of Beinn a' Chaolais



Beinn an ir from the lower slopes of Beinn a' Chaolais



View from Beinn a' Chaolais south to the Sound of Islay, eastern Islay (Beinn Bheigier on right) and Co. Antrim in the far distance



View from Beinn a' Chaolais to Islay, with the Mull of Oa and Loch Indaal



View from Beinn a' Chaolais to Arran



Loch an t-Sob



Beinn an ir


North End, Jura

(11 April 2012)


Barnhill, where George Orwell wrote Nineteen Eighty Four, with the Sound of Jura and snowy Beinn Bhuidhe behind



Yacht in the Sound of Jura



Ben Cruachan and Ben Starav across the Sound of Jura



Stag



Across the entrance to the Gulf of Corryvreckan to Scarba and Mull. There is perhaps some evidence of turbulence on the sea surface associated with the famous Corryvreckan whirlpool.



Mull, Scarba and a stag



Bgh Gleann nam Muc and Eilean Beag



The Paps of Jura from Jura's road


Islay

(9 and 10 April 2012)


Shoreline near the Mull of Oa



Inishowen, Co. Donegal, from the Mull of Oa



Cliffs at the Mull of Oa



Waves rolling in at Machir Bay



More waves at Machir Bay



Rainbow from Machir Bay



Waves breaking over rocks, Machir Bay



Arran from the lower slopes of Beinn Bheigier



Loch Indaal from Beinn Bheigier



Beinn Bheigier from Glas Bheinn



Running deer below Glas Bheinn



Oystercatcher on the shore near Proaig


Kildonan, Arran

(8 April 2012)


Redshank on the shore at Kildonan



Oystercatcher on the shore at Kildonan


Goatfell and Cir Mhr, Arran

(7 April 2012)


Beinn Nuis from near Brodick Castle



Cir Mhr from Goatfell



Mist on the A' Chir ridge from Goatfell



Brodick and Holy Isle from Goatfell



Caisteal Abhail from Goatfell



The Witch's Step from Goatfell



Ailsa Craig from Goatfell



Drizzlebow (between North Goatfell and Cir Mhr)


The Doon and King's Cave, Arran

(6 April 2012)


The Doon from the shore near King's Cave



Shelducks on the shore between the Doon and King's Cave



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Last updated 18 April 2012.