Tag Archives: Skomer Island

The Winter Storms Take A Surprising Toll…

This article by Michael McCarthy in the Independent newspaper describes a sad and worrying consequence of the exceptionally frequent and severe storms that we have experienced this winter…. “Tens of thousands of birds – particularly auks such as puffins, guillemots … Continue reading

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Life In Colour…

I just had to show you these beautiful photographs by Mike Alexander of the puffins on Skomer Island.  I find the colours of the birds and the ocean just mesmerising.

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The Trip to Skomer Island That Never Was

Last week I was supposed to be visiting Skomer Island for the day with a number of colleagues and friends to discuss management issues.  Skomer (Welsh: Ynys Sgomer) is an island off the coast of Pembrokeshire in southwestern Wales and … Continue reading

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The Music of a Landscape – Part II

This song is dedicated to the Earth, the “Pale Blue Dot”…

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Spring on the Pembrokeshire Coast

After 6 months of perpetual grey skies and torrential rain, spring has finally arrived on the Pembrokeshire Coast, and today our local beach looks like this.  It’s so nice to finally feel some warm sunshine, although admittedly there is still … Continue reading

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