is not an official source of information for the RSPB.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)
is the largest wildlife conservation charity in Europe, with over one
The RSPB has three full-time employees in Shetland.
The Shetland Area Manager, Pete Ellis, is based at Sumburgh
Lighthouse. This is also the base for the Helen Moncrieff, the Education
Co-ordinator and Mainland Warden, a new
post instigated in 2003. The North Isles Warden, Malcie Smith, is based on
Fetlar. In addition, Mike Pennington is employed part-time as the Unst
The Society owns or administers many nature reserves in
Scotland. Those reserves in Shetland with formal visiting arrangements
may be viewed by clicking on the appropriate links on the menu.
Members of the RSPB and its
club for children, RSPB Wildlife Explorers, are admitted free to all RSPB
RSPB Sumburgh Head
Nature Reserve, East House, Sumburgh Head Lighthouse, Virkie, Shetland ZE3
9JN Tel: (01950) 460800
For more details on the work of the RSPB,