Monthly Archives: February 2017

Seabird Season Starting

Tuesday 28th February comments: Today we had the chance to take a closer look at the islands seabirds and to see what was happening on the island. The cliff tops were action packed as thousands of Guillemots and Razorbills were present … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland

Monday 27th February comments: With a settled spell of weather forecast, we took the opportunity to head out to the Isle of May NNR and continue the preparations for the new season ahead. However on this occasion we are spending … Continue reading

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Build-up continues

Friday 24th February comments: The new season is fast approaching and today we took the opportunity to take some much needed kit out to the island. With the support of skipper Roy and his trusty boat Osprey (the boat takes passengers … Continue reading

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40 days and counting…

Monday 20th February comments: 40 days….until the Isle of May opens its doors to the public (interestingly the same amount of time a Puffin takes to incubate an egg before hatching). The first boats will sail on Saturday 1st April … Continue reading

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Volunteer on the May

Thursday 16th February comments: Are you looking for a unique opportunity to work on one of the country’s top seabird reserves? You may be looking to gain extra skills for the C.V. to break into conservation, a student looking for … Continue reading

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Bean there before!

Sunday 12th February comments: Well would you believe it! Carl Mitchell of the Bean Goose Action Group forwarded information about the movement of Taiga Bean Geese over the island earlier in the week. Well once they had passed over the island, things got interesting… … Continue reading

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Magic Beans!

Wednesday 8th February comments: The wonders of nature and the wonders of modern day technology. On Monday we received some very exciting news of some movements of Taiga Bean Geese. Taiga Bean Geese are rare winter visitors to the UK … Continue reading

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