A view of Lewis for the world - a view of the world from Lewis
Title picture: Cloudscapes, Stornoway, 1 February 2017
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Sunday 5 July
Years ago, a washing line was hung over a tree branch. In recent years, the branch has grown over the line, forcing it upwards as the tree grows.
After yesterday's scare with the sparrowhawk, a male blackbird ventures out on the grass to look for worms for his second brood of the season. Later, he was taking an ant-bath. The bird irritates an ants' nest, and the insects crawl all over his features, killing parasites.