I feel most privileged to have been to St Kilda, an uninhabited outlying island 45 miles west of the Outer Hebrides. On one occasion I stayed for several weeks, studying and sketching the hundreds of thousands of seabirds that nest there.
The guillemots lay their eggs on the smallest of ledges and the whole system looks incredibly hazardous. They land on the ledges most skillfully, amidst much noise and squabbling from their neighbours, before adopting their customary, statuesque stance.
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