Monthly Archives: May 2013

Woodchat shrike

The bird of the season so far …maybe. This season is certainly proving to be of quality and not quantity in terms of bird migration. This morning  John and Callum, still walking funny after a night salsa ing, made it … Continue reading

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HOT latin dance night on the May

Things warmed up yesterday on the island and it wasn’t just the weather. Our dance instructor from last year was back and lead the hoofers of the island through a searing lesson in salsa and merengue that left the walls … Continue reading

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A different seal

Keith Brockie was on the island last week and found a very unusual visitor, a common or harbour seal, not the grey seal normally found on the island.  Though they live a breed as close as Tentsmuir Point which is … Continue reading

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A rubbish day

A day of note yesterday.  A rubbish day. The ever adaptable May Princess came out to take off several tons of rubbish that we have been accumulating over the last year or so. Jeremy and myself have been sorting through … Continue reading

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This weekend.

We’ve been very busy this week on ‘Planet May.’ Plenty of outdoor practical work going keeping the reserve tidy. I’ve been getting ready to do my bird counts which I will start on Saturday if the weather stays fine with … Continue reading

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Terncam

I’ve only got this camera for a week or two so I need use it! Last night when it was empty, I set it up in the Tern colony up in the beacon to see what goes on. Early last … Continue reading

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Eidercam

I borrowed a remote controlled camera from my colleagues at Loch Leven NNR. These cameras are a great way of seeing what goes on in the dark and capture natural behaviour that is not as easy to take in the … Continue reading

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