Category: Wildlife

Tern over the Brig o Brodgar with Stones of Stenness in background

Brodgar wildlife on Wednesday

Wednesday is upon us yet again, so we’ve got another selection of wildlife photographs from Ness dig director Nick Card. As usual, click on any image for a larger version.

Short-eared owl featured image

Wednesday’s wildlife from the Ness

It’s Wednesday again, so we have a selection of the past week’s images from dig director Nick Card. It’s a smaller gallery this week due to the atrocious weather we’ve had in Orkney –...

Sunset swans by the Ring of Brodgar

Birds around Brodgar

Another selection of photographs from dig director Nick Card. Click on any photograph for a larger version.

The wildlife of the Ness

The Ness of Brodgar is renowned for its wildlife as much as its archaeology. When he’s not got his head down pondering Neolithic structures and artefacts, site director Nick Card can often be seen...

An aquatic attraction at the Ness

For a few days now this little character has been spotted regularly from the excavation site, swimming around the banks of the Harray loch. The otter seems to be as fascinated by us as...