and just north of the airfield about a dozen Whooper Swans with Pink-footed Geese further over the field
The plan was to call into Wigtown to see an old friend, visit a couple of bookshops and have a look down to the harbour wildlife hide.
Having, completed the first two objectives, we drove down to the harbour and I was just out of the car when Barnacle Geese started flying over from one side of the river to the other. I was beginning to think that I had missed them but they just kept coming and coming.
They were still moving by the time I reached the nearby hide.
It was impossible to capture the size of the movement with the camera but here is a try
Driving back along the A75 there were large numbers of goose flocks in the air