Ramsey Island and Grassholm

Ramsey Island and Grassholm

Ramsey Island and Grassholm
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  • A Varied Day

    No two days are ever the same out here. There were no visitors today due to a stiff northerly meaning the boat could not run but we were far from idle! In fact it turned into a very varied day...... We began by getting the sheep in. With this continued...
  • Old Friend Number 13

    Ramsey is one of the most important breeding locations for Atlantic Grey Seals in the Irish Sea and the Southwest of Britain. Between 600 and 750 pups are born on the island’s beaches and in our caves each year. Must pups are born in September and...
  • 14th September - a good day for migrants

    The calm, settled weather of late accompanied by mainly easterly winds has brought high hopes of something good turning up now that the migration season is upon us. We haven't lived up to the highs of last September yet but today saw a good variety...
  • Thermal imaging - seeing storm petrels in a new light

    In 2014 Dr Matt Wood from University of Gloucestershire spent several night on Ramsey looking for possible new storm petrel sites. This diminutive seabird was first recorded breeding here as recently as 2008 when 5 pairs were discovered at a site on the...
  • Island Hopping

    After our planned trip to Skokholm this weekend was cancelled due to the forecast, Lisa and I decided to head down to south Pembs anyway to revisit some old haunts. A night in the Lobster Pot in Marloes was followed by an 8am start for a trip over to...
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