The castle was completed in 1856 for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Today its the private residence of Her Majesty The Queen. Balmoral Estate now covers 49,000 Acres, its is a working estate which include grouse moors, forestry and farmland, herds of deer, highland cattle and ponies. I took the photo on a grey misty day, with fog in the mountains.
Male Siskin enjoying reddish peanuts.
Barn Owl sitting on the fence post waiting to have it photo taken. 500mm lens used
The castle at Loch an Eilein, Rothiemurchus, Strathspey. Taken on a damp day in April 2014
Peregrine Falcon caught the falconer lure, which is swung around with meat inside. I used a 500mm lens to capture this photo.
Harris Hawk ready to take flight from the falconer glove.
Harris Hawk is a medium – Large bird of prey. Comes from South Western United States to Chile. Harris Hawks are also found in Britain, and are a popular species in falconry. I enjoyed photographing the Harris Hawk, such a lovely bird.
I took this photo of a barn owl in flight using a 500mm lens, I was at the Huntly Falconry Scotland.
Mist on the Mountains, horses with their jackets on to keep out the cold. Taken in Scotland near Balliemore.
Taken at Loch Garten in Scotland