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They also eat birds such as fulmars, shags, eiders, greylag geese and indeed grey heron.

Loganair, which has operated the Orkney inter-island service since 1967, began offering the £39 return flight in 2011 following feedback from customers keen to include the island-hopping trip in their travel plans.

The runways at both Westray and Papa Westray have been extended - as part of a £300,000 upgrade by Orkney Islands Council of all its runways - by 197feet each to comply with new take-off regulations. Little over four miles long and one mile wide, Papa Westray has been hailed by travel writer Bill Bryson as his favourite place in Britain.

The island is home to just over 70 people, and 60 archaeological sites.

Finds include the Westray Wife - also known as the Orkney Venus - a small Neolithic figurine, carved from sandstone, that was discovered during an Historic Scotland dig at the Links of Noltland, on Westray in the summer of 2009.

Approximately 30 per cent of the total passengers using the service are carried on behalf of the council's education service, which includes both teachers and pupils.

A number of passengers are health staff and patients, carried on behalf of NHS Orkney.

Naturally, she should accompany TV’s great inquisitor on this trip, which involved an overnight stay, and assist him in his research.

Presumably Paxman’s long-time partner, Elizabeth Clough, had no qualms about him spending a couple of days away with Miss Taylor.

There was much to be done, archives and records to go through, local experts to speak to.

What any meticulous historian needs on a project like this is a first-class researcher.

Position 59º North almost the same latitude as Southern Greenland.