So stop one was a rare flower special, we aren't particularly interested in this but I suppose we should be, it was a fascinating hour though, Hugh really knows his stuff, you couldn't as for a more knowledgeable guide.
Of main interest was one alpine that only grows in this area on Shetland and nowhere else in the world, so I had to take a snap!
After looking at plants we headed off to Saxa Vord for the much awaited Bonxie fest. There is a place on the headland where the non-breeding Great Skuas congregate and practise for the next season, this means they are much closer together and give great views and let you get really close. Now this bit is on MoD land so you have to go with an authorised guide otherwise you may never be seen again!
I wont apologise for the number of photo's (I took hundreds!) Choosing which ones to put here was nigh on impossible:
So from here we headed back to the ferry, with a very brief stop for a a Whooper Swan and a record shot on the loch side near the ferry:
Although being Shetland we couldn't miss out on some Pony photos, could we: