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Snapshots

  1. Lone Walker

    Snapshot Title: Lone Walker
    Taken by: Alan_Whyte

    Image: Muckle Flugga and Hermaness NNR
    Image Owner: amwphotos



    Description:

    Someone taking a stroll along the ridge.



  2. Radio Station

    Snapshot Title: Radio Station
    Taken by: Alan_Whyte

    Image: Muckle Flugga and Hermaness NNR
    Image Owner: amwphotos



    Description:

    Ball like object which looks like it could be a Radio Station for communication.



  3. Kittiwakes

    Snapshot Title: Kittiwakes
    Taken by: amwphotos

    Image: Muckle Flugga and Hermaness NNR
    Image Owner: amwphotos



    Description:

    Kittiwakes nesting on the steeper sections of cliff, especially around caves.



  4. Saxa Vord

    Snapshot Title: Saxa Vord
    Taken by: amwphotos

    Image: Muckle Flugga and Hermaness NNR
    Image Owner: amwphotos



    Description:

    Military early warning radar station. This station was important most recently in detecting Russian long range 'Bear' aircraft.



  5. Cliff collapse

    Snapshot Title: Cliff collapse
    Taken by: amwphotos

    Image: Muckle Flugga and Hermaness NNR
    Image Owner: amwphotos



    Description:

    A large section of the cliff gave way and crashed into the sea bellow. There are cracks in the ground above where it is going to give way again in the future.



  6. visitor

    Snapshot Title: visitor
    Taken by: amwphotos

    Image: Muckle Flugga and Hermaness NNR
    Image Owner: amwphotos



    Description:

    A visitor to the reserve



  7. Out Stack

    Snapshot Title: Out Stack
    Taken by: amwphotos

    Image: Muckle Flugga and Hermaness NNR
    Image Owner: amwphotos



    Description:

    This domed rocky island is in fact the most northerly point of the UK and is almost impossible to land on due to almost constant crashing waves



  8. Muckle Flugga lighthouse

    Snapshot Title: Muckle Flugga lighthouse
    Taken by: amwphotos

    Image: Muckle Flugga and Hermaness NNR
    Image Owner: amwphotos



    Description:

    The UK's most northerly lighthouse



  9. Gannets nesting

    Snapshot Title: Gannets nesting
    Taken by: amwphotos

    Image: Muckle Flugga and Hermaness NNR
    Image Owner: amwphotos



    Description:

    Almost 25,000 breeding pairs nest on the cliffs at Hermaness NNR