This is a personal collection of random memories old and new associated with
my "wild life" on Fair Isle one of the Shetland Islands part of Scotland and the most remote inhabited island in the UK.
population 60 people, 1200 sheep, 20,000 puffins and a few rare birds.
Hawfinch Coccothraustes Coccothraustes My house is called the Auld Haa and when ever we see a Hawfinch we always call it an Auld Haafinch! We do have a few birds stopping by in Spring & Autumn migration. Here are a few photos of a female Hawfinch showing her larger than life personality.