February 27th   Leave a comment

The May Island was briefly turned white by this afternoon’s snow showers. I was reminded of the gannets that turn the Bass Rock white for the summer. They are just coming back now and beginning to shuttle back and forth past Crail. The easterly winds that have brought the snow have also brought huge waves so that gannets – not so small themselves – disappear between the troughs. When they do reappear, they contrast brilliantly with the flat greys of the snowy skies. A gannet looks just right over a stormy sea.


Posted February 27, 2018 by wildcrail in Sightings

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