Some Early Eastern Promise: Unst, etc., Shetland, 10th-27th March 2022

At least the gale on 13th March was from the east, for a little variation, so it was Norwick that had the spectacular waves instead of the Westing. Sunset over Burrafirth on 13th Easterlies also meant some migrants, even though it was only March, and once the wind dropped, the weather warmed a little and … Continue reading Some Early Eastern Promise: Unst, etc., Shetland, 10th-27th March 2022

Interesting Times: Unst etc., Shetland, 25th February to 9th March 2022

It was a calm day on 25th February, which was unusual. Even the wildlife seemed to enjoy the unfamiliar weather. The highlight was probably an Otter loping through a field. When I stopped the car to try and get a photo it stopped in the middle of the field and hunched up, trying to hide … Continue reading Interesting Times: Unst etc., Shetland, 25th February to 9th March 2022