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Lundy's Puffins - a conservation success story!

As a kid I was obsessed with puffins. I grew up on the North Devon coast, with views across the bay to their home on Lundy Island, so these clown faced-penguins were a bit of a legend to me. 284 more words


Wildlife sightings 14 June 2018

Notes from the Discovery Centre – Alex


A week has gone by and we are still awaiting the first gannet chicks on our cameras. Plenty of eggs to see on the nests but, as of yet, no chicks. 174 more words

Isle Of May

Wildlife sightings 7 June 2018

Notes from the Discovery Centre – Alex

We are still awaiting our first gannet chicks of the season but, with news that a chick was spotted by Maggie on a landing trip, it won’t be too long before we see chicks on our Bass Rock cameras. 189 more words

Bass Rock

Favorite Alaska and Canada Wildlife Photos

Five years ago this week we were on the road to Alaska from Georgia. Once we crossed the border into Canada, I spent every day looking for wildlife. 235 more words


Matriarch of the Machair

We are out West heading between Manal and Hynish.
There she appeared the Matriarch of the Machair.
There she stood between the rocks.
Yet only metres from the shore. 562 more words

Isle Of Tiree

The threats behind the plight of the puffin


Louise Gentle, Nottingham Trent University

Puffins are facing a perilous future. Population numbers have fallen sharply, and there are even fears the sea bird could be… 825 more words