A tour of Strathconon, Ross-shire
Sgurr a Mhoulin from Loch Meig
The Strathconon peaks from View Rock, above Contin
Contin Mains farm with Ben Wyvis beyond
There's some doubt, but I believe this deer in
spring coloration at Blackrock is a Sika (Cervus nippon nippon),
not a Fallow (Dama dama).
The long black tail stripe, dark-streaked haunches and "plimsoll line" of white spots are indicative.
Looking towards Creag na h'Iolhaire (Eagle's Crag) from Corrie Feol
Strathconon, near Inverchoran
Sgurr Marcasaidh from the River Meig, Scatwell Farm
River Meig, Scatwell Farm
Summer heather above Blackrock, and a view to Tor Achilty and Loch Achonachie
Sgurr a Ghlas Leathaid, Glen Meinich
Autum colour in the Meig Gorge
Falls of Rogie
Sgurr a Mhoulin from the River Meig
Sgurr a Mhoulin in winter
River Meig from Briidge End, Strathconon
Strathconon from the lower slopes of Sgurr a Mhoulin . . .
Picnic at Blackrock anyone?
When the sky clears, Blackrock is beautiful . . .
. . . but it's hard-going, even if you're used to it . . .