Monthly Archives: July 2019

Migrant May (in July!)

Wednesday 31st July comments: It’s been all go on all fronts on the Isle of May in recent days as we’ve been dealing with seabirds, visitors, migrant birds and invasions of butterfly’s (more on that tomorrow). However today we’ll finish … Continue reading

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Skulking Striper

Monday 29th July comments: Its rare and its still here; the Aquatic Warbler has taking a liking to the Isle of May as it remains present for its third day favouring the same area of vegetation on the island. The … Continue reading

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Aquatic Warbler!!!

Sunday 28th July comments: The Isle of May is a top draw place for wildlife whether it’s breeding seabirds, incredible seal colonies or simply migrating birds. Generally bird migration is confined to spring and autumn with the summer months being … Continue reading

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A Tern out for the books

Saturday 27th July comments: After a poor season last year for terns the tables have turned and they are having a great season this year. Numbers of pairs have increased for both Common and Arctic Terns and they are having … Continue reading

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Family Fun Day

Thursday 25th July comments: Over the last few days we’ve been celebrating Family Fun Day on the Isle of May and what a great few days its been. We couldn’t complain about the weather; glorious sun and flat seas (although … Continue reading

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The future is bright…

Monday 22nd July comments: On the Isle of May we are very proud of the conservation and research work we do and yesterday we took time to celebrate a small part of it. Over the last few years we’ve worked … Continue reading

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Tern Up

Saturday 20th July comments: We’re not complaining on the Isle of May as it has been a good season for our terns (as mentioned previously on the blog). In complete contrast to last year, it’s very evident that large numbers … Continue reading

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