Author Archives: David Steel

Seabird colonies at this moment

Thursday 2nd April comments: Seabird colonies around the UK coasts are gearing themselves up for another hectic breeding season although things maybe a bit different this year with the lack of human presence to witness it in the early months. … Continue reading

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Isle of May

So you all guessed it, we are not changing the name as it is April Fools Day after all. We’ll be staying the glorious Isle of May and we’ll be updating the blog again soon.

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Isle of June

Wednesday 1st April comments: Today it has been announced that the Island will change its name from its current ‘Isle of May’ to a new name the ‘Isle of June’. Every new decade the Island changes its name and has … Continue reading

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Seabird World Cup

Monday 30th March comments: We can’t hide from the fact that it is a tough time for everyone at present so we’ve decided to have a bit of fun. To bring a smile too many (and just for a bit … Continue reading

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Puffins in winter plumage

Saturday 28th March comments: As mentioned in the recent blog post the Puffins are now ashore having touched down for the first time since last August. However the birds will come and go over the next few weeks until they’ll … Continue reading

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Puffins on Land!

Thursday 26th March comments: Touchdown! Today was a monumental day for the Puffins of the Isle of May as these charismatic seabirds arrived back on the breeding colonies for the first time this year. Puffins spend the winter out in … Continue reading

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Migrant May

Top left Redwing, Top right Blackbird Middle Left Dunnock, Middle Right Robin Bottom left Chiffchaff, Bottom Right Goldcrest Wednesday 25th March comments: It’s been a stunning day on the Isle of May as the bright sunshine and warm temperatures have … Continue reading

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