The Isle of May is an island just off the East coast of Scotland. Although tiny (less than 1km2), it is home to a remarkable amount of wildlife, birds in particular. I was lucky enough to visit with the Glasgow Photography Meetup group.
Here's a few shots from that day.
I think this is a juvenile gull. Post a comment if I'm wrong!
Photographing a bird in flight is a challenge, so I'm please I got this at all, but the plain background this doesn't make for a memorable photo.
There were some fantastic vantage points on the island where I could get eye-level shots like this one.
These photos were all taken with a Canon 500mm, which is an absolutely fantastic lens for bird photography and a good upper body workout.