Guillemots resting on ledges, Isle of Noss NNR, Shetland. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or

A seabird skyscraper - visit to Noss, Shetland

Gain an insight into the life on Noss, National Nature Reserve on Shetland.  Join Juan Brown, Operations Officer as he gives you a guided tour.

A dramatic island with soaring cliffs, Noss is home to an amazing array of nesting seabirds. In spring and summer, gannets, guillemots, fulmars and puffins seem to occupy every available nook and cranny on the cliffs while great skuas nest further inland.


Recorded: May 2019