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Early Summer 2018


After a very benign spring, we are having some quite breezy days, but with plenty of sunshine, so you still need a hat!

New crops have been sown on the machair, and the summer breeding birds are arriving - swallows, wheatear, sedge warblers, little terns, arctic terns to name just a few.


The fresh grass growth is welcome for the sheep, new lambs and cattle and the whole island seems to stand taller, relax its shoulders and look up to the blue skies... lovely