Stronsay event on recording wildlife
The islands are the first in Orkney to implement their own specific island biosecurity plan in a collaboration between project and island community to protect the area from the invasive non-native stoats.
One of the easiest ways anyone with a garden, or a balcony, can support wildlife is to sow a mixture of wildflowers.
“I was appalled to read of the intentional killing of Sea Eagles in Dorset, and pleased to see that Wild Justice are taking action about it.”
Samples collected from pangolins confiscated from the illegal wildlife trade were screened for coronaviruses and other pathogens at Vietnamese research and diagnostic laboratories.
“someone sent me an email telling of his own experience of the kind of intimidation which conservationists can encounter when faced with the Money Men of this world”
The wildlife youth forum offers Orkney young folk the chance to have their say and be actively involved in wildlife conservation in Orkney
This is just a reminder, before the 5th of November, about checking your bonfire for hedgehogs.
A close up of a Kumlien’s Gull’s eye, with speckled markings that aren’t quite what they appear, taken by Rebecca Nason in Lerwick Shetland, has been awarded Overall Winner in the British Ecological Society’s annual photography competition, ‘Capturing Ecology’.
“It was a warm, sunny day, so we fancied a short, gentle walk. We decided to go for the easiest way to Marwick Head. “