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Machrihanish and Seabird/Wildlife Observatory.

Postby jdcarra » Sun Apr 01, 2007 7:10 pm

Sunday outing to the Observatory with some friends and met up with mine host Eddie McGuire were we saw a fine display of the work done by Eddie and collegues. Top of the range equipment, digiscope connected to camera and monitor, computer and dozens of pics to see. Lookout for new website of all his work shortly, some magnificient photos of wildlife and sealife. A visit well worth while.

The building fitted with all the mod cons.
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My friends,wife and mine host.
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Some passing Eiders.
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Tangy windfarm in the distance.
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Looking back on machrihanish.
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Quick few pics of the Gauldrons (Bay of Storms).
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Postby Ship called Dignity » Sun Apr 08, 2007 11:15 pm

Website will be live this week but here is one Eddie passed
to me - taken today.

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Postby Ship called Dignity » Tue Apr 10, 2007 8:22 pm

A wee soft launch of the site will give you a chance to spot any errors for me! :-)

http://www.machrihanishbirds.org.uk/index.htm

Have a couple of bits to tidy up and some recent photos to add but did well to get the 105 images on the photo gallery! :shock: 8) Hope you like it.
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Postby SmithD » Tue Apr 10, 2007 9:00 pm

Good job!

Looks really interesting, a good place for the schools to visit.
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Postby Nomad » Sat Apr 14, 2007 5:00 pm



Machrihanish birds eh!? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Machrihanish Seabirds Site

Postby Machrihanish » Sat Apr 14, 2007 8:06 pm

Looks great Davie :)

...what about Machrihanish birds eh Nomad :x
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Postby Annie » Sun Apr 15, 2007 2:47 pm

Jees brilliant! Where do you find the time? Great photos too!!
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Postby Kevin Mc » Fri May 04, 2007 10:11 pm

Some excellent photo's on there. Like this one :D

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Looks like a lot of work has gone into that site.
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Postby Beachcomber » Thu Jun 07, 2007 4:36 pm

Was over at Machrihanish myself this morning.

Shot this photo of a King Eider whilst there.
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These are arctic birds and only occasional visitors to our shores, so I was dead chuffed to spot it.
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Postby Ship called Dignity » Wed Jun 13, 2007 9:48 pm

Cracking photos Beachcomber

I've added some new ones that Eddie passed to me last week which feature the King Eider - click on recent images

http://www.machrihanishbirds.org.uk/pho ... /index.htm
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Postby Bobbie En Tejas » Wed Jun 13, 2007 10:21 pm

Really enjoyed the pictures. I have never seen a King Eider before. When I lived in Corpus I loved taking pictures of birds. I miss the pelicans especially, but all the water birds... The otter looks like a kid who got caught with his hand in the cookie jar.
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Postby Ship called Dignity » Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:11 pm

Finally managed out at the weekend - great place - well worth a visit

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Postby general jack o'niell » Wed Jul 11, 2007 2:58 pm

loved the pic of wee davie havin a snack and cabo having a lie doon, a right pair oh tellers!!!!

is that threesome paddlin, davie bissett in all his finery with the mcallistair bros bringing up the rear?
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Postby Ship called Dignity » Thu Oct 18, 2007 10:40 pm

I've added a new feature to the website - a visitors gallery.

http://www.machrihanishbirds.org.uk/index.htm

Some new photos of the wildlife too under Photo Gallery and Recent

More to add 8)
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Postby jdcarra » Sun Nov 11, 2007 10:15 am

A blustery November day at the Bird Observatory, unfortunately Eddie was shut for the season, no cup of coffee here. With a bit of luck the sun came out for a spell as I took these pics, before hand it was like a wild winters day.


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