NX0467 : Seabirds on The Scar

taken 3 years ago, near to Kirkcolm, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Seabirds on The Scar
Seabirds on The Scar
Oystercatchers and gulls on The Scar, a partly submerged sandbank which is an important breeding ground for seabirds.
Loch Ryan :: NX0366
Loch Ryan (Gaelic: Loch Ržoghaine) is a sea loch orientated on a north-south axis, with its mouth looking northward into the North Atlantic and Firth of Clyde and the town of Stranraer sitting on its southern shores. It is bounded by the Rhins of Galloway peninsula on its western side and the Scottish landmass in the east. The loch, which is about 8 miles long from north to south and about 3 miles wide at its widest point, acts as an important natural harbour for shipping, providing calm waters for ferries operating between Scotland and Northern Ireland.
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NX0467, 12 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Saturday, 6 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 13 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Coastal  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 042 678 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:57.9980N 5:3.5605W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 041 679
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Seabirds  Oystercatchers  Sea Loch  Shore  Loch Ryan  Sand  Sandbank  The Scar 

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