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When things go 'jump' in the night... a puffling's first flight to sea revealed by thermal imaging 

Emily Burford (BSc!) writes about her dissertation project using thermal imaging to study seabird biology, appropriately at the peak fledging time for puffin chicks, known as ‘pufflings’… 559 more words

Skomer’s birds, and how I found out I don’t want to be a wildlife photographer

The wildlife on Skomer island is amazing. I love the landscapes and the wildflowers, and (most of the time) the stripped-down lifestyle, but a large part of the magic for me is being able to walk out of the front door and see a small-eared owl hunting over the heathland, or hear a curlew calling from one of the ponds. 586 more words

Travel Photography

Skomer Little Owl


Place: Wall west of farm, Skomer
Dates: 12 May 2017.

The sound of the little owl (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Tomas Belka) 34 more words




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

Place: Welsh Way, Skomer
Dates: 11 May 2017.

The sound of the puffin (borrowed from the… 40 more words


As seen on Springwatch.....

Last week we hurtled down to Pembrokeshire in the heat. Jane had an event to attend in Haverforwest and I wanted to do some bird photography in the Marloes area. 616 more words

You're going for a what now?

Is it just a Welsh thing? Adding superflous words to sentances. You’re going for a what now? Is exactly the same as You’re going for a what? 243 more words