A Shetland Nature Diary

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Taking the reader through the seasons and countryside, Joyce Gammack, a regular contributor to the monthly magazine Shetland Life, paints a vivid picture of Shetland wildlife and its surroundings throughout the year. Combining notes she has compiled for over 15 years with her experience as naturalist, lecturer and tourist guide, the author writes in a refreshing yet informative style and this book will appeal to anyone interested in the Shetland environment. Joyce Gammack obtained degrees from Aberdeen University - B.Sc. Zoology (Honours) and M.Sc. in Ecology – and has written publications for Shetland Islands Tourism and Scottish Natural Heritage. Leaving Shetland in early childhood, she lived in Orkney, Caithness, the Outer Hebrides and Aberdeen, regularly visiting Shetland, before returning in 1980.She presently lives on the island of Bressay with her husband and young daughter.