A female Merlin was also on the backroad at the weekend, another Marsh Harrier being sighted at Cotehill previous to that.
Below a selection of Ruff and other images.
|Black-tailed Godwits, Cotehill|
|Dunlin, Meikle area|
|Ruff and Redshank|
|Black-tailed Godwit, Waulkmill|
|Humpback Whale, Cransdale Head|
|Red-throated Diver, Collieston Harbour|
|Season of Mists of Forvie|
|Red-backed Shrike, Mains of Slains|
|White-Rumped Sandpiper, Aberdeen|
|Humpback Whale, Ythan|
|Arctic Skua, Ythan|