Ramsey Island and Grassholm

Ramsey Island and Grassholm

Ramsey Island and Grassholm
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Latest blog posts
  • New poles please!

    With the new season fast approaching we took advantage of this unseasonable spell of settled weather to start on an important job in the harbour. Anyone who has visited Ramsey will know that the Gower Ranger ties on to a buoy that is attached to a solid...
  • More signs of spring!

    It seems to be one day on, one day off with the weather at the moment. Today was another fantastic warm spring like day after the rain of yesterday, but there is more unsettled weather to come over the next couple of days. More signs of spring today...
  • Signs of spring

    After a wet and miserable morning the front cleared to leave a warm and sunny afternoon. It was too nice to be cleaning so we donned our bins and set off looking for migrants. We weren't to be disappointed as we discovered our first northern wheatear...
  • Three's a crowd

    With the first week of March nearly over our chough should start nest building any day now. The first date in 2014 was 9th March, with the final pair not starting until 21st March. Most of the regular pairs are together in their territories and are bust...
  • Homeward bound and big tides

    Dispelling rumors that we never leave the island we returned to Ramsey yesterday after a 4 week break! We spent 2 fantastic weeks birding in Costa Rica with ace birder Diego Quesada where we saw an impressive 372 species including 29 species of hummingbird...
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