Day 5 proved to be a showery, windy and very cold day so we hopped along the coast stopping at various spots to see if we could find anything.
We started at Lossiemouth, but there was literally nothing apart from a few distant Shelduck and Gulls, so we headed on to Kinston on the west side of Spey Bay, the weather at this point was really rough, so we parked with a good a view as we could get across the bay and used the car as a hide.
There was Teal, Mallard, Mute Swan and some Goosander visible but everything else was hiding, although this Yellowhammer (a species that we hadn't seen for a while) stopped on some gorse by the car:
We called in at Findorn Bay and the dunes at Findorn, where we saw another Yellowhammer and Meadow Pipits, but the tide was way out in the bay so apart from easily identifiable Shelduck and Oystercatcher we couldn't confirm anything else. A shame as by now the weather had cleared, so home and a G&T for Tina and a pint of ale for me!
Day 6. We headed back to Chanonry Point today to try again for Dolphins, the weather was bright but again a strong wind so the channel was very choppy we did get some sightings though:
From Fairy Glen we headed to Uldale Bay where we were surprised to find a large flock of Pink-footed Geese and a single Scaup:
There we go then, G&T and Ale time again I think.