Tag Archives: Noss

Take a walk on the wild side

The iconic island of Noss in Shetland is once again bustling with activity as up to 30 different bird species vie for a nesting space on this seabird metropolis. To celebrate this fact a series of guided walks have been … Continue reading

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New breeders and passage migrants

Craig Nisbet is the warden on our Noss National Nature Reserve. With a keen interest in birds he has been sharing news of his latest sightings, and below he updates us on what he has spotted in the month of … Continue reading

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All systems go for residents of Noss NNR

Craig Nisbet is the Reserve Manager at our Noss National Nature Reserve. It is one of two Shetland reserves we have and a haven for all sorts of seabirds (and much more besides).  Here Craig gives us the first of … Continue reading

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Seabird City goes live

Back in July we reported from our Noss National Nature Reserve on a visitor with a very specific mission.  Stephen Parker was working on a wildlife documentary as part of his University of Salford Masters Degree and we promised to … Continue reading

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Passing through: autumn migration on Noss

Craig Nisbet is one of the seasonal rangers working on our Noss National Nature Reserve in Shetland. This is his last post from Noss this year as the island reserve will soon be closing and Craig will be flying south. … Continue reading

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Noss birds to feature in short documentary!

This month the Noss NNR wardens have been joined by a visitor with a very specific mission. Stephen Parker is working on the completion of his Masters degree in Wildlife Documentary Production from the University of Salford. For his dissertation … Continue reading

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Monitoring sea-birds on Noss

Craig Nisbet is one of the seasonal rangers working on our Noss National Nature Reserve in Shetland. Today he provides a blog looking at the purpose and method of monitoring on this spectacular reserve. “The Noss wardens are on hand … Continue reading

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An adventure to Noss

There are few National Nature Reserves in Scotland that present as much of a challenge to visit as Noss NNR. The rewards however are a sense of achievement and satisfaction in what you discover. This is clearly reflected in some … Continue reading

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Farming and nature on Noss National Nature Reserve

Breaking news- the first Noss lambs were born on 16th May! Noss has been a sheep farm for hundreds of years, and is inhabited by sheep throughout the year; long after the wardens depart, their season’s work completed. At one … Continue reading

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Time to see Scotland’s seabirds

Over four million seabirds are at home in Scotland at this time of year. Many of them congregate in large colonies on cliffs around our 11800 km of coastline. The amazing spectacle of wheeling flocks of seabirds can be seen … Continue reading

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