Monday, 30 May 2016


Black Guillemots (known as Tysties here in Shetland) photographed today with our Focus on Shetland pho-tour group.

Sunday, 29 May 2016

Gannet Feeding Frenzy

A superb morning at the Noss seabird colonies for our Focus on Shetland pho-tour group. Here's a couple of Gannets that were part of the spectacular feeding-frenzy. Many thanks to Garry and Jimmy from MV Solan IV for another great trip.

Sunday, 8 May 2016


A drake Garganey photographed here in the south Mainland. One of the most beautiful of all wildfowl.

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Rose-breasted Grosbeak - a first for Shetland!

Well done to Lynn Goodlad for finding this stunning North American male Rose-breasted Grosbeak on Burra this morning. The first record for Shetland and only the fifth-ever for Scotland!