Thursday, 13 February 2014

Eiders Down

According to ornithologists there has been a sharp decline in the numbers of eider ducks in Shetland. Possible reasons are given in a Shetland News item - including that of the voracious appetite of the killer whale. The image here is by Hugh Harrop and his Shetland Wildlife website presents many aspects and opportunities for visitors.

Scottish Islands Explorer - plenty of copies available

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