Category: Wildlife

Picture: Nick Card.

Wednesday wildlife – spring is coming!

We’ve had a few gorgeous sunny days here in Orkney – and the signs that spring is on the way are everywhere. Including in this week’s batch of photographs from site director Nick Card....

Picture: Nick Card

Wednesday wildlife – ice hunters

We’ve been in the grip of some cold weather, meaning iced-up loch sections. But as these pictures from site director Nick Card show, the daily hunt for food involved a little less swimming than...

Picture: Nick Card.

Wednesday wildlife – otters in action

We’ve had a wintry spell in Orkney, with a bit of snow and plenty of ice. But despite the cold conditions, the Ness of Brodgar otters have been out and about enjoying the winter...

Otter at sunrise

Wednesday wildlife – Farewell Pinkie

Sadly, a week ago today, the body of Pinkie, the dog otter, was found by the side of the Stenness loch. He had died of natural causes. Site director Nick captured these images in...