Ramsey Island and Grassholm

Ramsey Island and Grassholm

Ramsey Island and Grassholm
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  • Grassholm - October 2014

    As some of you might know we try and get out to our Grassholm reserve each October to cut free juvenile gannets that have become entangled in plastic marine debris that accumulates in their nests. The plastic is mainly fishing related (rope, line and...
  • 4 Seasons in 1 hour

    When we headed out to start the seal count today the weather was quite acceptable. Not as windy as forecast, the showers were missing us and it was warming up. In the space of an hour all that changed and we were pelted with hail, caught up in a thunderstorm...
  • Interesting visitors

    September and October can often bring some interesting birds when migration is in full swing. Although this year (so far!) hasn't hit the highs of 2013 when western Bonelli's warber and booted warbler were logged we have had a good run in the...
  • Seal Pup Birth

    Seal pups are being born all over the island’s beaches this week as we near peak season for pup births here in Pembrokeshire. With between 600 and 750 pups born on Ramsey each autumn there is never a better chance of witnessing a cow giving birth...
  • 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...
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