Tel: 01857 600272
PUPDATE: We have our third pup!! (and I have to say, mum looks very proud!) Unsure of the sex of this little beauty at the moment, I need it to roll on it's back so I can zoom in! Apparently, the birth was missed on sealcam by a matter of minutes this morning...... the pup (named Bart for the time being although this may change ...... 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 Sanday Seal Cam is a great watch during late October / November – the time of year that Grey seals come ashore to give birth in Orkney. The camera is remotely-operated by our Ranger Emma, and overlooks two small Grey Seal breeding beaches on Sanday. An infrared camera enables viewers to have an overview of the colony at night.
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.
SEALCAM 2016 is live!
WILDLIFE WALK, Loch of Brue & Rummie
NEXT EVENT: Wed 26th October, 2pm
MEET: Lopness/B98 car park
Free guided walk