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The Orkney Islands on 14 June 2019

Eurasian Curlew and two European Oystercatchers at the Ring of Brodgar, Orkney. We were thrilled to see these spectacular shorebirds.14 June 2019.


Skara Brae archaeological site on 14 June 2019.


Our local guide told us about Skara Brae archaeological site. Orkney on 14 June 2019


We also visited the standing stones at the Ring of Brodgar, Orkney on 14 June 2019.


Examining lichens on one of the stones in the Ring of Brodgar. 14 June 2019..


Meadow Pipit at Skara Brae, Orkney on 14 June 2019.


Adult Sanderlings in breeding plumage on the beach at Skara Brae, Orkney on 14 June 2019.


Female Common Eider with fluffy chicks in Stromness harbour. 14 June 2019.


At Stromness is a statue of the Arctic explorer, John Rae, who is famous for finding the final portion of the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic. 14 June 2019.


Informative plaque at the foot of the statue in Stromness, Orkney.


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