Monthly Archives: September 2018

Thank You

Sunday 30th September comments: The Isle of May is closed. Today we said goodbye to our last tourist boats of the season and closed our doors to the public for the last time in 2018. It’s been a fabulous season … Continue reading

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Final weekend!

Friday 28th September comments: It has been a fabulous season on the Isle of May as the brilliant summer weather combined with a good seabird breeding season (in general) will mean we are closing our doors on a high this … Continue reading

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Flora of the May

Wednesday 26th September comments: Isle of May Volunteer Gus Routledge has been working with us on-and-off for the previous two summers and as well as being a keen birder, he is a very good botanist as shown in the following … Continue reading

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Battling On

Monday 24th September comments: The Isle of May has been battered by westerly winds resulting in very slow migration of birds as they struggle in the strong winds. However despite the strength and direction (westerly winds are not ideal for bird migration) … Continue reading

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Seabirds in winter

Friday 21st September comments: Seabirds of the Isle of May. You know all about them from the blog posts throughout the summer but they’ve now all virtually left but where do they go? What happens to the birds during the … Continue reading

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Storm Ali

  Wednesday 19th September comments: Storm Ali has certainly hit the Isle of May with force today. With wind speeds gusting up to 70mph we have spent most of today sheltering indoors, listening to the howling gale outside. But this afternoon we … Continue reading

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The Volunteer Story

    Tuesday 18th September comments: Here is a little insight into the life of our long-term Isle of May volunteers, over to Sally….. Daryl, James and I were this years long-term volunteers, all of us coming from different backgrounds and … Continue reading

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