For over 20 years, Nature in Shetland has been collecting and sharing information on all of Shetland's natural history.

LATEST GALLERY PHOTOS

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LATEST SIGHTINGS

Species in red are national (BBRC) rarities. Species in orange are local/Scottish rarities.

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RECENT NEWS & EVENTS

 
22nd July 2022

 Bird Sightings:

South Mainland: Grey Plover at Pool of Virkie.   

Mammal sightings: 

Pod of Orca initially sighted in Noss Sound, before travelling southwards, and last seen off Sumburgh Head.  Pod of Harbour Porpoise were also present in Mousa Sound.