When fish feel threatened by predators, they group together – lone individuals are more likely to be eaten than individuals in a group! Predators such as porpoise, auks or minke whales drive the fish up from the depths to the surface where they cannot escape – and then seabirds take advantage by diving down from… Read More
The Great Northern Divers are currently preparing themselves for the summer, getting their plumage organised to look their best for the warmer months ahead. We’ve been treated to sightings of several divers recently, also known as loons, out on our trips. The West Coast islands offer a nice spot for divers like these to spend some… Read More
It’s cold and slippy, hope all the local wildlife are keeping warm. We can still send vouchers out for Christmas presents, just give us a call.
On the way home from one trip last week we saw a wee bird sitting next to the water on a rock. We snapped a quick photo not knowing what it was. When we looked it up it was a Greenland Wheatear which is slightly larger than more common Wheatear. It has a long migration… Read More
Today we had some lovely divers on the boat, Grampian Divers, a group that have come many times, they are always really good fun and very efficient! During the surface interval, we went to look for Golden Eagles where we have seen them many times. There was one bird sitting up on the top of… Read More