Find out why Uyeasound in the Shetland Isles is famous for Orca sightings.

Killer Whales (Orcinus orca) in - Mike Pennington -

Image: Killer Whales (Orcinus orca) in – Credit to Mike Pennington,
In 1993 a pod of Orca were repeatedly beaching in Uyeasound close to Gardiesfold Hostel. They were accompanying an ill animal which later died; as soon as the sick animal was removed, the rest of the pod returned to sea.

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