Category Archive: Shetland 2016

#30DaysWild – Day 29 What a Week! Photographic Highlights of ‘Ultimate Shetland & booking for 2017!

I have had a chance today, to look through some of the images that I took last week. Leading the tour with Hugh, I did not take as many photographs as I would have… Continue reading

#30DaysWild – Day 26 Ultimate Shetland: Hillswick Hair-Straightening Fund Raiser!

Whilst on my tour with Hugh Harrop and Shetland Wildlife, I was lucky enough to meet one of Hugh’s other guides, Tim Stenton. Tim leads many tours with Shetland Wildlife. Tim hails from… Continue reading

#30DaysWild – Day 25 Ultimate Shetland: Shetland Bumble Bee

I have been keeping an eye out, whilst in Shetland, for the Shetland Bumble Bee. I was hoping to capture some good photos, but the winds and lack of sightings made this quite… Continue reading

#30DaysWild – Day 24 Ultimate Shetland: Dramatic Eshaness & farewells

The final day of our Ultimate Shetland tour dawned and we jumped in the minibuses to head up to the dramatic cliffs of Eshaness. This part of Shetland boasts one of the highest energy coastlines… Continue reading

#30DaysWild – Day 23 Ultimate Shetland: Flower Meadows & Mousa Petrels

What an incredible morning! Shetland really specialises in huge skies and this morning was a wonderfully still morning with clear blue skies… the view from the Ultasound Hotel on Unst was pretty special!… Continue reading

#30DaysWild – Day 22 Ultimate Shetland: Fetlar Phalaropes

An early start and we headed to the ferry from Unst to head to Fetlar. Fetlar is known as the “Garden of Shetland” due to it being by far the greenest of all… Continue reading

#30DaysWild – Day 20 Ultimate Shetland 2: A Wonderful Otter Encounter!

A rather grey morning greeted us this morning, but we could hardly complain after the spectacular weather we had yesterday. Loading up, we drove out toward Lerwick, stopping at a layby to get… Continue reading

#30DaysWild – Day 19 Ultimate Shetland 1

There seemed to be something wrong this morning when we headed outside ….. the was no wind!  Since I have arrived on Shetland, there has been a strong wind and it did seem… Continue reading

#30DaysWild – Day 18 Start of ‘Ultimate Shetland’ Tour

Possibly one of the best places to be for the #30DaysWild, in the UK, is Shetland! Today my ‘Ultimate Shetland’ Tour with Shetland Wildlife started. Picking all our clients up from the airport,… Continue reading

#30DaysWild – Day 17 Finding an Otter

Shetland is one of the best place in the UK to photograph otter. The population of Eurasian otters here in Shetland is approximately 12% of the UK total and is one of the most… Continue reading