Orkney

Orkney

Orkney
Do you love our Orkney nature reserves? Share your thoughts with the community. Or if you're thinking about visiting and would like to find out more, ask away!
Latest blog posts
  • Buffalo back at Mill Dam

    We have struggled for a number of years to get the right number of cattle grazing on our Mill Dam nature reserve, then last May we entered a new relationship with Naomi and Russell Bremner who run Orkney Buffalo from their farm at Schoolhouse, Deerness...
  • North Isles Landscape Partnership Scheme

    A few weeks ago we heard good news - the North Isles Landscape Partnership Scheme has cleared its first hurdle, with the Heritage Lottery Fund deciding to earmark £3m for the project. You can read more about the scheme here . We’re one...
  • Guest blog: artist Alistair Grant

    Back in the summer, Alex from Unit 7 - an artists' studio complex in Glasgow - got in touch with us at the RSPB office in Stromness for some advice. In September t he group was planning to send five artists to Orkney to carry out some unusual residencies...
  • Corncrakes on Orkney 2015

    Photo: Andy Hay (rspb-images.com) This year there were a total of 17 confirmed calling males across the county, a drop from last year’s 36. Nine males were confirmed calling on Mainland, 5 on Westray, 2 on Shapinsay and 1 on Sanday. The poor...
  • Orkney Local Group: brilliant bag-packing total

    Pauline has just emailed round the total from last Saturday's bag-packing efforts at Tesco - a wonderful £658.37! This is an amazing amount that will all go towards helping wildlife in Orkney. A big thank you to all the shoppers who generously...
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