Birds nesting near Duncansby Head

Duncansby Head has a range of cliffs and sea stacks where visitors can view birds including puffins, guillemots, fulmars, oystercatchers, kittiwakes and gulls.

Binoculars are useful to help distinguish between the different birds as is a knowledge of their different breeding seasons to know when birds are most likely to be spotted.

Pictured is the coastline along the walk between Duncansby Head and Duncansby Stacks, where birds are often seen nesting.

Nearby Dunnet Head is also known for its birdspotting opportunities.