Reblogged from Deborah Jay:
Our second day on Harris was planned well in advance around a visit to the North Harris Eagle Observatory. I have seen a golden eagle once before, up on the north coast of Scotland, but this particular site has a resident pair and sightings are frequent, so with fingers firmly crossed, off we set.
On the way, I spotted something worthy of a longer view – the biggest salmon farm I’ve yet seen
A bit further up the coast, along a single track road, we pulled over into the car park for the eagle observatory. At that time, we were the only car there. It’s a 3 and a quarter mile walk up to the observatory, on a fairly flat, prepared track, so off we set, binoculars in hand.
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