HU3443 : Seals on North Score Holm

taken 12 months ago, near to Reawick, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Seals on North Score Holm
Seals on North Score Holm
Linking the scattered skerries from North Score Holm down to Hildasay makes all the crossing required to reach the latter island quite short, with the benefit of visiting lots of places where seals haul out. I already had the camera in my hand when we rounded a rock that had been concealing this pair. They seemed to be a mother and pup, as the one on the right splashed noisily into the water a couple of seconds after this shot was taken, and thrashed about in the shallow water, clearly trying to keep our attention. Meanwhile the left hand one remained calmly lying on its rock, looking a little nonplussed as we paddled quietly past.
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HU3443, 3 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 June, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 July, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Estuary, Marine  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Category (from Tags)
Skerry  Seals 
Category
Seals   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 3469 4351 [10m precision]
WGS84: 60:10.4735N 1:22.5953W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 3472 4350
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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