Category Archive: Shetland

BBC1 – Wild Shetland – Scotland’s Viking Frontier…. a must watch!

As many of you will know, I travel up to the Shetland Isles each year for a week, to guide with Hugh Harrop and ‘Shetland Wildlife’. It is one of the weeks in… 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 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

My Shetland Images now online…..

It seems an age ago I was in the stunning Shetland Islands, watching and photographing some of the amazing wildlife there! After a very busy summer, I have finally found the time to… Continue reading

‘Ultimate Shetland’ with WildlifeKate & Hugh Harrop!

I am extremely excited to be able to announce that I will be running  an exclusive and unique departure with Hugh Harrop of Shetland Wildlife in June 2016. Over midsummer’s day, we will be offering a… Continue reading

Shetland 2015 – Day 7 Sunny St Ninian’s & Sumburgh Head

Shetland is an isle of contrasts… you can often see just about all weather conditions in a matter of hours. We have been incredibly lucky this week and have had cold but bright… Continue reading

Shetland 2015 – Day 6 Hermaness Headland

We awoke to a bright, but breezy day and decided to head up to Hermaness Nature Reserve. This reserve is in the North of Unst and is home to over 100,000 breeding sea birds.… Continue reading

Shetland 2015 – Day 5 Fetlar Phalaropes and more……

This morning, we all headed up to Fetlar, one of the 100 Shetland Islands which lie at the “cross roads of the North Sea”, roughly equidistant between Scotland, Norway and the Faroe islands. It… Continue reading

Shetland 2015 – Day 4 Fulmars, Golden Plover & Otter footage

We all had a rather relaxed start this morning after our late bedtime and busy day yesterday before heading up to a rather blustery Esheness. The coastline is stunning up here and the… Continue reading

Shetland 2015 – Day 3 Otters & Storm Petrels

Wow! What a truly amazing day…. and a very long day, that went on until 2am this morning. We started the day meeting John Moncrieff, a Shetland photographer, who has worked a lot… Continue reading