Walking the coast of Westray I can see a yellow plastic wheel floating in the sea among the seaweed and flotsam and jetsam:
On it I can see Goose Barnacles:
They are crustaceans and feed by filtering the sea water.
I last saw them nearly 10 years ago:
The way they move is slightly hypnotic.
Have you found them?
During January I'll be exploring this 1950s Ladybird book of British Birds and their nests to see what's changed in the last 60 ... Read more