Monthly Archives: March 2018

Weather woes

Saturday 31st March comments: The Isle of May is open to visitors….but not just yet. The weather has taken another turn and easterly winds and rain have spoilt the grand opening. The heavy seas and poor conditions have resulted in boats … Continue reading

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Puffins Have Landed!!

Tuesday 27th March comments: Isle of May Puffins are back! Over the last few days the islands large Puffin population (we have over 40,000 pairs) have returned and landed on the island for the first time. The birds have wintered … Continue reading

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Welcome back!

Monday 26th March comments: Welcome home, were back on the Isle of May. Today the big operation of moving back onto the island was undertaken during the morning as everything but the kitchen sink was moved over. The team of … Continue reading

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Contestants ready…

Sunday 25th March comments: Next stop; the Isle of May. The talking and the planning has now stopped as tomorrow (Monday) the team return to the Island for another season. All the pre-season plans and preparation are now a thing of the … Continue reading

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Preparation

Thursday 22nd March comments: The Isle of May NNR is slowly and surely wakening up. Soon the island will be a hustling, bustling seabird city and you’ll be able to enjoy the sights, sounds (and smells) of this fantastic place … Continue reading

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Mini-beast Turning Nasty…

Saturday 17th March comments: The Isle of May NNR is a very important seabird reserve and during the summer months its breeding seabird residents are counted, monitored and protected whilst thousands of people visit to enjoy watching them. However concerns … Continue reading

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Not long now….

  Wednesday 14th March comments: The Isle of May NNR is almost ready, but are you? The island opens its doors to the public on Saturday 31st March and thereafter we’ll welcome guests to the island until the end of September. For … Continue reading

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