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Gannet at Bempton - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Bempton birds – staring at the sky

Gannets look astonishingly alien, don’t they? They’re not inhabitants of this world. When they display to one another they point directly at …

Razorbill - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Razorbills

Our first trip out to see the Razorbills, Alca torda, is a success: we can see them: There’s even a brief chance …

Razorbill meets Puffin - The Hall of Einar

Razorbill and Puffin meet

I’m sitting on the cliffs of Westray on a beautiful day. I’m wearing full camouflage. I’ve been taking photographs of birds as …

Razorbill - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Razorbills

Looking back at my photographs from 2017 I come across some which I haven’t posted. They are Razorbills. They nest along the …

Risso's Dolphins - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Never a dull day

The weather on Westray may be dull, but there’s never a dull day on Westray.

A white blanket of cloud shrouds the island but life continues as normal for the incredible menagerie which inhabits the shores of Westray.

Razorbill - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Razorbill

I didn’t even see this Razorbill on the cliffs last summer at Noup Head until The Puffin Whisperer pointed it out to …