WhAT I DO
I’m Andrew, ecologist by day and sometimes by night. I’m of the opinion that if people don’t know about things they can’t care about them, which is why I share stories and photos of interesting wildlife and habitats on this site.
I believe in research-led conservation efforts and letting science lead the discuss. Interested in how technology can help solve the world’s environmental problems rather than adding to them.
What I've been up to, what I have seen and what I've been thinking about.
There have been a few rosy starlings around Shetland in the last eighteen months but somehow I have managed to miss all […]
The Shetland bumblebee is one of my favourite invertebrate species I have encountered in Shetland and I have written about them previously. […]
I’m a big fan of colour-ringing as it makes identification of individual birds easier in the field and can lead to more […]
July has been a busy month with a lot of survey work across the Orkney Islands. It has been a great opportunity […]
Puffins! Aside from being quite photogenic and capable of making even a bang-average photographer look half decent, there’s more to know about […]
Redshanks have an old country name of “Warden on the Marsh” because of their habitat of being one of the first birds […]