Sunday, 17 November 2013

Mountain Hares - Highland

Today I spent a good 3-4hours with a few mountain hares up in the Highlands. Had a go at this back in June/July this year but didn't have much look with any that would stay still.

First I had very close encounters with the brown hare below for over an hour or two, it was amazing not just photographing but watching the hare as well.

Whilst spending time with this particular hare, I had a sighting of a pair of Ravens that were mobbing a White-tailed Eagle. Also, saw a pair of Eagles at a slightly different time but couldn't see if they were White-tailed or not. 

Other sightings: Grouse, Sparrowhawk, Mountain Goat, Salmon and a Dipper.

Before heading back to the car, I got the opportunity to photograph a hare thats starting to change in colour. A shame there wasn't any snow, as I think this hare would of looked better with a white background, but hey, you can't choose the weather :)

Thanks for lookingEve


  1. Amazing Photo's Eve , Just Starting to follow your Blog :)

  2. Hello Eve
    a great series of pictures .. this super sweet facial expression.
    regards Frank

  3. What brilliant pictures of a cheeky looking hare. I really like it's eyes. From Findlay