Puffins are now on the Red List of Threatened Species.
Just a sweet picture –
“Mike took this, whilst sitting at the window eating his breakfast. What a wonderful world we live in!”
Butterflies, Bees and Brodgar
Even when the Ring of Brodgar is hotching with visitors you can still find places away from the madding crowds.
Happy Valley on a wet day in July
Visiting Happy Valley always has something new or different to reveal.
The Birds Of Marwick Head
We’d been here many times before, at all times of year, but, on this Sunday in mid-June, we timed it just right for seeing the bird-life of the cliff-face opposite
Check, Clean, Dry: Advice To All Those Who Enjoy Using Our Waters
Invasive plants and animals from all over the world have been introduced accidentally to British waters.
Skaill Bay On A Sunny Sunday
What a place to live!
Choose Your Partner Wisely
Damselflies are more likely to be able to withstand the cold Scottish climate if they are part of the ‘right social group’, according to scientists from the University of Aberdeen.
Where The Wild Things Are……..
“One day last week, Mike saw a Heron standing by the pond in our garden.”
What We Glimpsed At Glimps Holm
“There are walks which are a bit short to be considered as ‘proper’ walks, but which are very good if you’re not feeling too good, and would like to get some fresh air.”