Nature in Shetland

Humpback whale, Shetland, Shetland Isles, marine mammal
We have all been aware of the humpback whales last November/December that were getting seen almost daily round Shetland.
Shetland otters, Lutra lutra, Northern Isles, Otter, Otter in Shetland, Otters, Shetland Islands, Shetland otter
The orangey glow in the sky was reflecting in the water, giving it a magical look. I picked up the otter with…
Shetland otters, Otter photography, Otters in Shetland, Shetland Isles, Otters otter, Lutra lutra, otter book, Shetland otter photography, Shetland otter
At last- after years of planning and the inevitable blood sweat and tears endured with such a huge project, it is finally…
Lutra lutra, Northern Isles, Otter, Otter in Shetland, Otters, Shetland Islands, Shetland otter
Walking one of my favourite stretches of coast to watch Shetland otters, in particular families, is always a great thrill and often…
Underwater gannets, Shetland gannets, Gannet photography, BWPA, Shetland Isles, wildlife photography, nature photography, Shetland Wildlife photography, awards, Highly Commended, Photography Awards
September is an exciting time for UK wildlife photography, it's the month when the winners are announced for the British Wildlife Photography…
Puffin, Shetland photography, puffin photography, Shetland Isles, Atlantic puffin, Fratercula arctica, Noss, National Nature Reserve , Underwater, puffin swimming underwater
It's that time of year again when the seabirds come back to our shores. Puffins are one of the most adorable, and…
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Sometimes you're just in the right place at the right time and the unexpected happens. Over the next four to five hours…
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Setting out to look for a mum and three cubs gave me a rest bite from sitting behind computer writing about otters.…

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