Beasties of Shetland

Just three things for the record:

Hooded Crow: only found in western UK. and will breed with yer average crow, but I like the pinkishness of it.

Hooded Crow: only found in western UK. and will breed with yer average crow, but I like the pinkishness of it.

a seal or silkie (locally).  The second name is useful here because it means either the harbour or grey seal, and I know not which this is.  hanging about as we headed off for Mousa Island

a seal or silkie (locally). The second name is useful here because it means either the harbour or grey seal, and I know not which this is. hanging about as we headed off for Mousa Island

Guillemots  at least a hundred feet below us, but the stink of their guano rose to meet us.

Guillemots at least a hundred feet below us, but the stink of their guano rose to meet us.

 

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