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Ian Hourston

Shaggy Parasol mushrooms Shaggy Parasol mushrooms, Trumland wood, Rousay, 20 Sep 2009
General Burroughs' rather egotistical plaque General Burroughs' rather egotistical plaque, Trumland House, Rousay, Sep 09
Touch of Weevil Weevil in my house (? Otiorhynchus clavipes) Sep 09. We all have weevily houses don't we?
Brodgar Swans' first hatchling 'The Brodgar swans' with first hatchling of 2009 (3 June). Six more to come.
Binscarth fungi Coprinus micaceus fungi, Binscarth wood, 21 Sep 09
Cliff horror From a transparency of 1995. Shapinsay folk are blessed to have Maggie Thatcher's distinctive profi...
West Mainland airfield in use Radio-controlled model of Stearman trainer, Twatt 2 Sep 2007
The Needle, Hoy The Needle, Hoy - Orkney's second tallest rock-stack, probably about 300 ft. Unfamiliar, rarely seen...
West Mainland airield in use Photo by helicopter pilot Cyril Burke, a New Zealander serving at Twatt airfield (HMS Tern). The fa...
Dornier Wal (Whale) flying-boat Dornier Wal (Whale) flying-boat moored Stromness August 1924. Unknown photographer. The in-line pu...
Cloods 'Very low level lenticular cloud' from Wikipedia. For comparison with Calvin Reid's picture of 3 Oc...
St Ola in Hoy Sound St Ola in Hoy Sound. Date unknown. Mid 1990s.

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