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TORRIDON CROFT BIRD LIFE

EAGLE OVER THE CROFT

Working down on the croft today was one of those special days.  I was busy planting raspberry canes in a 10 metre bed, having lined the bottom with cardboard and then infilling with a layer of seaweed topped with a deep layer of compost. Whilst I was doing this I got a sensation of a shadow going over, it has been a bright sunny but cool day after a night of frost.
Looking straight up a very large broad winged bird with slow moving  wings was flying up above me , a golden eagle which made its way with the same slow wing beats into the distant corrie of Beinn Alligin.