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Top things to do in Spring

  1. Take a walk around the circular paths and visit the Ring of Brodgar
  2. Take time to scan the lochs of Stenness and Harray with binoculars
  3. Enjoy the sounds of spring birdsong

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Take an atmospheric evening walk
  2. Join a guided walk with RSPB or Historic Scotland wardens
  3. Look out for the great yellow bumblebee on the many wildflowers in bloom

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Take a walk around the circular paths and visit the Ring of Brodgar
  2. Scan the neighbouring lochs for ducks and swans
  3. Look out for finches, skylarks and buntings in the crops

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Take a walk around the circular paths and visit the Ring of Brodgar
  2. The lochs of Stenness and Harray are full of wildfowl in the winter; a stop and scan on a still day will reward you with views of winter-plumaged Slavonian grebes
  3. Look out for finches, skylarks and buntings in the crops

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