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STOATS IN ORKNEY: Have you seen one on Sanday?

Stoats are widespread and common throughout mainland Britain and Ireland but are not native to Orkney. They were first recorded on Orkney mainland in 2010 and since then have spread across the mainland and the connected isles. To date, there  more....

There are lots of exciting events for all ages happening throughout the year including guided walks, wildlife watches, practical workshops, indoor educational sessions, storytelling and craft events. Why not join in!

The third largest island in Orkney, Sanday is one of the most northerly of the Orkney Islands. Sanday has been called the 'Jewel of the Isles' because of the richness of its archaeology, but it deserves the name just as much for the beauty of its long, unspoilt beaches, the abundance of birds, seals and other wildlife, the glittering seas, the clear air and the spectacular skies by day and night.  


The Sanday Development Trust has been able to employ a resident Ranger since 2005 whose role is to help you enjoy the wonderful wildlife and make the most of your time on Sanday. Throughout the year, the Ranger organises free events, guided walks, workshops and activities open to all.



Birdwatching with the Ranger

NEXT EVENT: Thurs 12th Oct, 2pm

MEET: Heritgae Centre, Lady village

FREE, hot/cold drinks provided

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