The name Gannet comes from the Old English ganot which means strong or masculine. It’s from the same Old Germanic root as the word gander.
At Noup Head on Westray the colony is going from strength to strength. I can’t wait to go back there and have a gander.
My eyes metaphorically popped out on stalks when I saw this Hermit Crab in a Westray rock pool. There are well over 1,000 ... Read more
I'm currently searching for Herring Gulls so I can take some close-up photographs of them. As you do. I took some close-up photographs ... Read more