Monthly Archives: June 2018

Art Exhibition Open

Saturday 30th June comments: Today a new exciting art exhibition featuring the Isle of May opened in the islands lighthouse featuring work from Fife artist Leo Du Feu. Leo has a long association with the island having visited annually for … Continue reading

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Jumplings!

Friday 29th June comments: The Isle of May and its seabirds are incredible. Over the course of the season we have so many stories, so many highs and lows and we are now onto our next chapter of this years story; … Continue reading

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Basking in…haar

Wednesday 27th June comments: Glorious sunshine, heat wave, sun tan lotion needed? Not on the Isle of May… Typically the wind has switched to the east and temperatures have soared over the UK in recent days. However as warmer moist … Continue reading

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BBC Timeline

Monday 25th June comments: If anyone missed the Isle of May on BBC Two Timeline last Thursday then here is a chance to catch up with it as iPlayer is now available. The Isle of May section starts at 8mins … Continue reading

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Dolphins Delight

Friday 22nd June comments: The Isle of May never disappoints. When you visit wildlife reserves you just never know what you may discover or see.  It may be the sight of thousands of nesting seabirds or basking Grey Seals. However yesterday … Continue reading

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Tonight on BBC…

Thursday 21st June comments: Isle of May NNR on your screens tonight… BBC Two Scotland, 19:30 on Timeline  Tonight the Isle of May NNR will feature on the BBC with a short interview with our Reserve Manager David Steel talking everything … Continue reading

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Seabird update

Tuesday 19th June comments: The seabird breeding season on the Isle of May has advanced further with the news that we now have chicks galore! The majority of our seabirds are now actively feeding youngsters as we have celebrated our first Razorbill, Kittiwake … Continue reading

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Westerly Woes

Saturday 16th June comments: Thanks Hector. The Isle of May was battered on Thursday as Storm Hector raged across the central belt of Scotland producing gale force winds and difficult conditions. Out on the Isle of May the strong westerly winds only … Continue reading

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Eiders on the UP!

  Wednesday 13th June comments: Fabulous news from the Isle of May NNR. Following the all island count in late May the dust has settled the numbers crunched and we can reveal some good news… Our Eider population has increased! … Continue reading

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Springwatch Eiders!

Wednesday 13th June comments (part one): Exciting news from the Isle of May as for two consecutive nights the Island will feature and BBC television (the Isle of May beaming into your living room). Tonight Springwatch (starts at 8pm on … Continue reading

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