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A Puffin approaching a colony nest site on the island of Skomer, Wales. This is backlit just before sunset. 15 more words

Skomer Puffins

Skomer island lies less than a mile off the Pembrokeshire coast and is managed by the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales.Skomer is most famous for its puffins and has the largest breeding colony in southern Britian with an estimated population of 165,000 pairs.I have visited on several occasions and just marvel at these beautiful charming sea birds that ooze character.Photographing these birds was a pleasure eventhough difficult without any cover and the sun facing you in every direction.Over exposure was a real problem i had to deal with but well worth it


Year Two (54) - Puffins

A bucket list opportunity to visit Skomer Island and see the Puffins. Skomer is about 6 hours from where I live, it is an island and only has about 150 people land on it every day – once you are there, you are there until your return boat….¬† 876 more words


Skomer Island, June 2016

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Last summer, we stayed in north Pembrokeshire near Fishguard, a beautiful area and we quite fell in love with it. The hills, grass pastures, the Preseli Mountains and beautiful coast walks on the Pembrokeshire Coast overlooking the blue/green sea.  649 more words


30 Days Wild - Day 2

Continuing my catch-up with this, here is Day 2. This was a really wild one, still in Pembrokeshire, we made the trip over to the fabulous island of Skomer, a nature reserve of the… 123 more words