A blog that backs a bi-monthly magazine covering all the islands of Scotland
Tuesday, 1 November 2011
Bird Numbers Dropping
Last week it was announced that the global human population has reached seven billion, while surveys of Scottish seabird colonies in the Northern and Western Isles indicate a serious decline in numbers. This photograph is of a gannet off Bass Rock where, as in the east of Scotland in general, there have been higher figures for the breeding season. The full details are in The Herald.