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Moths 2017

Tuesday 12th December comments: This year has been exceptional for moth records with a record breaking number of different species being recorded; 106 different species to be exact! This included seven species recorded for the first time on the island. … Continue reading

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Visiting the Isle of May

Thursday 7th December comments: The Isle of May NNR is a very special place for wildlife at any time of year from the breeding seabirds in the summer to the vast numbers of Grey Seals in the autumn. However its … Continue reading

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Bird Highlights 2017

  Saturday 2nd December comments: Here on the Isle of May NNR we’ve had a reasonable year for the variety of bird migrants which have been found although it could have been better! The weather system during the autumn months was generally westerly dominated … Continue reading

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Winter Residence

Tuesday 28th November comments: As we’ll all know, the Isle of May NNR is one of the most important seabird reserves in the country but at this time of year, very few seabirds are evident. Or are they? As first … Continue reading

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Seal Safari

Saturday 25th November comments: The Isle of May NNR has certainly changed in recent weeks and as a gentle reminder of who really owns the island at this time of year you just need to look at the above photographs! … Continue reading

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Plastic May

Monday 20th November comments: (Isle of May NNR). For those who watched the impressive Blue Planet II on Sunday night will have seen the problems of plastics in our seas & oceans but more importantly the impact it has on … Continue reading

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Pups Go Forth…

Sunday 19th November comments: The Isle of May NNR seal colony is slowly and surely changing as the autumn advances. Over the last month or so, Grey Seal pups have been born on the island and attentive mothers have been … Continue reading

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