Wind, rain, patches of snow and wildlife

19th December 2015

Rain with mist and strong Southerly winds; however we did have some nice views during the clearer spells.

Suprisingly extensive patches of snow on the SE side of Cairngorm

Suprisingly extensive patches of snow on the SE side of Cairngorm

Evidence of Ptarmigan

Evidence of Ptarmigan

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Thick mist with a glimpse of small patches of snow

Poor visibility at 1100m with views of scattered patches of snow.....

On closer inspection……

However on closer inspection...it appears the wildlife are training for the winter olympics!

It appears that the wildlife are training for the winter olympics!

Ptarmigan take off into the gloom.

Ptarmigan take off into the gloom.

A swollen fords of Avon in the distance

The Fords of Avon looking swollen

 

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