Monthly Archives: October 2018

Gooses, Geese’s!

Wednesday 31st October comments: The strange old world of the Isle of May. The wildlife of the island can be at your doorstep and this morning it literally was! Whilst working away on the computer I noticed two visitors taking advantage … Continue reading

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Pom Poms

Tuesday 30th October comments: It’s been an exciting few days on the Isle of May as our attention has been focused on the sea and more to the point, what has been flying by. As northerly backed winds kicked in, … Continue reading

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The Isle of Seal

Thursday 25th October comments: The Isle of May continues to change as the Grey Seal pupping season is well upon us. All across the island the number of pregnant females increases daily as all the major pupping nurseries are starting … Continue reading

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Storm Force

Tuesday 23rd October comments: The Isle of May has been battered and bruised over the last 24 hours as yet another strong westerly storm has moved in. The westerly winds have certainly been dominant this autumn and this was another … Continue reading

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Road Block…

Saturday 20th October comments: Road closure on the Isle of May! If you ever want proof that the island belongs to the Grey Seals at this time of year, look no further than the above photographs. On Friday a female Grey … Continue reading

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Over 50…

Thursday 18th October comments: The Isle of May is rapidly changing into a major Grey Seal colony as the nurseries now have over 5o Seal pups scattered across them. Various areas on the island are seeing more and more Grey … Continue reading

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Record Season…again

Tuesday 16th October comments: It’s been a fabulous year on the SNH-owned Isle of May National Nature Reserve in the Firth of Forth. Famed for its large puffin colonies, the island welcomed a record number of visitors again this year – … Continue reading

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