Category: Wildlife

Picture: Nick Card

Wednesday wildlife – enjoying the sun

It’s been a week of it in Orkney – gales, rain and snow! But thankfully, in between all that, there’s been plenty of sunshine. Although the sun struggled to raise temperatures, it provided the...

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...