Ramsey Island and Grassholm

Ramsey Island and Grassholm

Ramsey Island and Grassholm
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Latest blog posts
  • 'Storm Rachel' Hits Ramsey

    As forecast today was a stormy affair! Winds gusted to 60mph (force 10 to 11) around the middle of the afternoon at Milford Haven so you can probably add a few on for out here! Not one to miss a weather phenomenon, Dewi and I crawled out to the island's...
  • Bullfinches and Bonxies!

    A female bullfinch feeding on what remains of the blackberry seeds on the garden bramble bushes was a good find by Lisa this morning. We only had one record in the whole of 2014 so nice to get it on the year list. The bullfinch was quite secretive, initially...
  • Still going strong!

    As many of you will know, Ramsey is an important site for (red-billed) chough ( Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax ). We have between 7-9 pairs breeding most years which represents between 1-2% of the UK population. There are approximately 55-65 pairs in Pembrokeshire...
  • Shelter From The Storm

    While the RNLI are having their new boathouse built at St Justinian they need to keep their new Tamar lifeboat on the water. If winds exceed gale force from the SW or NW then St Justinians is not a suitable site for such a large vessel so we have allowed...
  • Christmas on Ramsey

    On Christams Eve it was looking like we were going to have to execute 'plan B' for Christmas dinner this year. The weather had been pretty rough up to then meaning we couldn't get across to pick up our turkey. However a break in the weather...
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