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Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Please can everyone check their pockets. We are looking for people with tickets with the following numbers: 193, 963, 164, 176, 192, 238,116 white,151,959. More...

Puffin perched on rock, Isle of May

Sunday, 12 November 2017

The breeding season has come to an end on Coquet, and the final numbers are in. The dry spring and good fish supply has brought good news all around - with the exception of the Eider ducks who struggled.Several records were broken, with more Kittiwakes than ever before breeding on the low cliffs - the first pair nested on the island in 1991, and this year 448 pairs nested.The other cliff dwellers - the Fulmar- also had a super year, doubling their population to 84 pairs; another all-time high. The record breaking didn't stop there - with the Black-headed gulls peaking at 5494 nests (46 more than 2016).2017 wasn't a census year for puffins, but they looked to be in good number and fine fettle! More...

Sunday, 17 September 2017

The programme for the year is now attached. Please see the link and download it. It is not possible to keep it on the website for long. More...

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Nuthatch on branch

Sunday, 19 November 2017

It was a crisp but sunny morning and 13 of us met in the car park at Thornley Woodland Centre, near Rowlands Gill to see what was about. Sadly, not much. The number of species recorded was not high, but the sun, the light, the Autumn colours and the good views of many of the birds compensated. More...

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