Take a stroll with us round Tankerness House Gardens on a November morning and meet the inhabitants.
“This location clearly isn’t working for our wildlife and something needs to change.” A petition has been launched to relocate the annual bonfire and fireworks display from the Peedie Sea, Kirkwall, over […]
“Orkney’s wildlife such as seabirds, raptors and cetaceans is truly spectacular and of international importance, and I’d like to think that the shortlisting recognises not just our hard work over the years but also the importance of Orkney’s wildlife in a Scottish and international perspective.” – Steve Sankey
” we’d been for a walk round the Loch of Ayre, Holm and were coming back along the side of the Loch nearest to the road when we saw a Cormorant, struggling. It was between the edge of the water and a big patch of Flag-irises.”
Orkney International Science Festival has launched a Wildlife Photography Competition as part of this year’s festival, and entries are now open.
The first episode was aired on BBC 1 on Sunday 12th of March whilst controversy was still raging across the media of the Beeb’s decision to broadcast 5 of the programmes with a 6th film, being released on iPlayer only.
New research, collating 100 years of data, suggests that significant and previously undetected declines in UK earthworm abundance could have occurred.
The glowing golden eyes of a Helena’s Treefrog pierce the darkness as this frog perches on a mossy tree in the Peruvian jungle of Tambopata. Image credit: Roberto Garcia Roa and British Ecological Society
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.