Swan swoops to take glory in Gazette reader pictures competition

A swan in flight is a magnificent sight.

Sunday, 25th November 2018, 10:28 am
Updated Sunday, 25th November 2018, 10:35 am
A swan flies low over Alnmouth beach, pictured by Catherine Mason. 134 Facebook likes

And Catherine Mason’s photo of a low-flying swan at Alnmouth beach was the most popular reader picture last week with 134 likes.

Every day at facebook.com/nlandgazette, we share your images of the county under the title, View of Northumberland. Then each week in the Gazette, we feature the four which received the most likes.

An unusual view of Warkworth Castle on a sunny November day by Catherine Mason. 123 Facebook likes

In second place was another from Catherine – Warkworth Castle from an unusual angle – which had 123 likes; third was an amazing sunset at Shilbottle by Dave Barras (117 likes); while Derek Taylor’s stormy sea at Amble was fourth (94 likes).

Ken Carter’s view through the Newton-by-the-Sea dunes was fifth, with 90 likes.

Post your pictures at facebook.com/nlandgazette and remember to like your favourites.

Sunset at Shilbottle by Dave Barras. 117 Facebook likes
Derek Taylor took this dramatic picture of high tide at Amble last week. 94 Facebook likes
A tantalising glimpse of sea at Newton by Ken Carter. 90 Facebook likes