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'Olla podrida with Nescio quidquid Sauce': The Transactions of the Cardiff Naturalists’ Society

The Report and Transactions produced annually by the Cardiff Naturalists’ Society provide a treasure trove of material on all aspects of the natural sciences. By 1900 the Society was flourishing, with over 500 members and separate sections for archaeology, biology, geology, physics and chemistry. 862 more words

Sand eel feast

These portrait shots were taken back in June on the island of Skomer.

It was a beautiful day to visit the island with a view to photograph the Puffins,and as usual i was not disappointed. 132 more words

Photography

Skomer Guillemots

Charadriiformes

Place: North Haven, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.



Place: The Neck, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.


Place: North Haven, Skomer
Dates: 13 May 2017. 47 more words

Charadriiformes

Skomer Short-eared Owl

Strigiformes

Place: Rocky outcrop east of farm, Skomer
Dates: 12 May 2017.



The sound of the short-eared owl (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist… 42 more words

Skomer

Skomer Meadow Pipits

Passeriformes #2

Place: Moory Mere, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.





The sound of the meadow pipit (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Ruud van Beusekom) 34 more words

Passeriformes

Visiting the Puffins on Skomer Island

As a novice bird-watcher looking at the picture of a puffin, I thought “No, surely we don’t have anything that colourful and exotic-looking in Britain!” But I saw my first puffin from the boat on my first trip to a Welsh Island, and so began a forty-year love-affair with these charming birds and their island homes. 1,690 more words

Wales

Skomer Choughs

Passeriformes #1

Place: Skomer between Pigstone Bay and Skomer Head
Dates: 11 May 2017.










Place: South Plateau, Skomer
Dates: 12 May 2017.



Place: Paynes Ledge, … 50 more words

Passeriformes