Category: Wildlife

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...

Swans at Maeshowe. Nick Card

Wednesday wildlife – autumn is upon us

The arrival of autumn in Orkney has brought with it a surprisingly pleasant spell of weather. But despite the clement conditions, the wildlife around the Ness is beginning to quieten down as the dark...

Sailing off into the sunset. Nick Card

Wednesday wildlife – sailing off into the sunset

It’s Wednesday again, so time for some more photographs from around the Ness by site director Nick Card. A reminder that Nick’s pics now feature, along with National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson and the...