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Citizen Science – have you seen?

Tuesday 19th January comments: Over the last few days we’ve continued our series of looking at the breeding seabirds of the Isle of May NNR. Our recent focus has been on the European Shag as we looked at the breeding … Continue reading

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Worrying in the long term

Sunday 17th January comments: Yesterday we introduced the European Shag as p[art of the series on the seabirds of the Isle of May. Today we bring you the news of what has been happening to the Shag population on the … Continue reading

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Meet the Shag

Saturday 16th January comments: Today we introduce the fourth species of our seabird series which is taking a closer look at the seabirds of the Isle of May. We have featured the cliff nesters of Guillemot, Razorbills and Fulmars. Today … Continue reading

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Steady Fulmars

Thursday 14th January comments: As part of the seabird series we are running on the blog, today we follow on with looking closely at the Fulmar as we reveal how the population levels are doing and what the national picture … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Fulmar

Tuesday 12th January comments: Today we continue our series on the breeding seabirds of the Isle of May and we take a close look at a real specialist; the Fulmar. Description Fulmars are part of the Shearwater and Petrel group, … Continue reading

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The rise and rise of the Razorbill

Monday 11th January comments: Our mini-series continues this week as we follow on from looking at both the Guillemot and Razorbill in a little bit more detail. Today we bring you the news of last seasons population counts of razorbills … Continue reading

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Introducing the Razorbill

Saturday 9th January comments: We started a new mini-series looking at the Isle of May seabirds and today we focus on the second family member of the Auk family; meet the Razorbill… Description The species is a member of the … Continue reading

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Where do our Guillemots go?

Friday 8th January comments: This week we’ve started a mini-series to bring you all the latest on our different seabirds which nest on the Isle of May National Nature Reserve (to lighten the mood at this difficult time). In our … Continue reading

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Guillemots on the up!

Thursday 7th January comments: Yesterday we started the New Year with a new mini-series about the seabirds of the Isle of May. The start of the new series featured the Guillemot and we looked at their breeding biology and main … Continue reading

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Meet the Guillemot

Wednesday 6th January comments: Its time we started a new mini-series where we look at the various nesting seabirds of the Isle of May and recap on their biology, the connections with the island and where they are at this … Continue reading

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