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Larks, and Shalders, and Bonxies. Oh my!Read MoreJune 22, 2017

If you have been to Shetland in the Summer you will know that the islands are full of bird song.

That warm, fuzzy feeling you get...Read MoreMarch 4, 2017

You know that warm, fuzzy feeling you get when you see a penguin dressed in a jumper. You don't? Well, read on...

The disappearance of the puffinsRead MoreOctober 31, 2015


Our summers in Shetland are full of the sounds of birds; larks and sparrows, curlews and gulls. But for lots of people puffins are a favourite.

Birds on the wiresRead MoreMay 19, 2015

A recent tweet from the Royal Opera House brought much happiness in the form of a lovely piece of tuneful music.

Birdsong and knittingRead MoreJuly 10, 2014

Now I realise that this is late and for that I apologise but it is a fascinating idea that we wanted to share.

SpringtimeRead MoreMarch 29, 2014

At this time of year, the light returns quickly to Shetland and we are all waking up early with sunshine streaming through windows and birds calling.

The flights of birdsRead MoreMarch 22, 2014

A professor from Rhode Island has created beautiful videos of the flight paths of birds (and waterbugs) which are crying out to be printed onto textiles.