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Farnes Trip Report for 12th April

The first trip of the season has to be done – it’s a rite of passage where you are allowed to get away with all sorts of things without being laughed at too much. 482 more words

Trip Report

Stare off

Two atlantic puffins (Fratercula arctica) having a stare off on Staple island in the Farne islands, Northumberland, England.

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Photography

European Shag Portrait

European Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) on Staple Island, Northumberland, England.

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Photography

Puffins return early to Farne Islands

Puffins have started to return to their breeding grounds two weeks early thanks to the milder spring temperatures.

Rangers on the Farne Islands reported sightings of over 500 puffins on the island just yesterday. 491 more words

Outdoors

Seal of Approval

Grey seals are the UK’s largest breeding seals. A staggering half of the world’s grey seal population lives along British coasts. A newborn seal pup weighs approximately 30 pounds (14 kilograms). 138 more words

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