Daily Archives: May 2, 2011

Garden Tiger caterpiller

Watch out. There’s even Tigers crawling around on the Isle of May. This super sexy caterpiller with its orange and black coloration was found near the main light last week. We look forward to June when the the large white … Continue reading

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The Royal Wedding

There was a lot of talk about how we celebrate the wedding of William and Kate on the Isle of May. Sadly the researchers were too busy and I had to meet the boat so collectively we were unable to … Continue reading

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Bird in the hand

Lesser Whitethroat Grasshopper Warbler Female Black Redstart Here are a few pictures of birds caught in the Heligoland traps this spring so far. The Isle of May is a part of a network of bird observatories in the UK that … Continue reading

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Garden nesters….

I live in sleepy Perth and Kinross. My small garden only has a few House Sparrows and a Blackbird. Every morning now when I open my curtains on the Isle of May I open up to this lovely Eider sat … Continue reading

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