Monthly Archives: October 2020

Woodcock Moon

Saturday 31st October comments: The ‘Woodcock Moon’ was shining bright last night over the Isle of May and sure enough today we’ve welcomed a good scattering of these northern migrants to the island. Woodcock are cryptic woodland dwellers which breed … Continue reading

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The Show Must Go On!

Friday 30th October comments: It’s been a busy week or so on the Isle of May NNR as we’ve welcomed the BBC Autumnwatch team to the island to film the Grey Seal pupping season (the first week is almost finished … Continue reading

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They Maybe Mice…

Thursday 29th October comments: We hope you have been enjoying the coverage of the Isle of May NNR Grey Seals on BBC Autumnwatch (both on television and the live web cameras). It has certainly been a great start and long … Continue reading

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Lift off!

Wednesday 28th October comments: So did you watch? The Isle of May NNR Grey Seals and their pups made their debut on national television last night on BBC Autumnwatch and we hope you weren’t disappointed (well except we wanted more!) … Continue reading

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Final Prep!

Tuesday 27th October comments: We are ready to go. The Isle of May NNR is looking good, the Grey Seals are doing their thing and the BBC Autumnwatch team are here capturing it all on film. So tonight, it all … Continue reading

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Nearly time…

Monday 26th October comments: We have reached the big week and its now just 24hours before Autumnwatch is beamed across the nation on the BBC from various localities including Tenstmuir NNR with updates from the Isle of May seal colonies. … Continue reading

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Michaela Strachan visits the May

Saturday 24th October comments: It’s been another busy few days on the Isle of May as the BBC team continue to prepare for the big Autumnwatch live which is being beamed from the island next Tuesday. Yesterday we had the … Continue reading

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Setting up continues…

Thursday 22nd October comments: Its been another busy day on the Isle of May NNR as the set up for the live BBC Autumnwatch continues. The remote cameras have been rigged and testing is underway as well as the occasional … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes…

Wednesday 21st October comments: Its all go on the Isle of May NNR! Yesterday we brought you the exciting news that the island will be beamed to the homes of millions as this year’s BBC Autumnwatch will be with us … Continue reading

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BBC Autumwatch comes to Town

Tuesday 20th October comments: We’ve been building up to it but today the news is out that BBC Autumnwatch will be beaming live from the Isle of May next week. Main presenter Michaela Strachan will be based at our nearby … Continue reading

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