Ramsey Island and Grassholm

Ramsey Island and Grassholm

Ramsey Island and Grassholm
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Latest blog posts
  • Woodchat Shrike

    While on her way to monitor a chough nest site Lisa stumbled across a stunning male woodchat shrike. It is only the 3rd record since 1992 (when regular annual records began). It put on a great show all day as it fed non stop on bees and beetles! Some...
  • Shearwater nest boxes - promising signs

    As many of you will have read here before we successfully eradicated brown rats from Ramsey in 1999/2000. Non-native to Ramsey this invasive species had been accidentally introduced via shipwrecks in the 1800's and caused havoc with our native seabird...
  • Up and running in the fog

    After a false start due to some typically unsettled early April weather we are now up and running for the new season. In fact we are now experiencing some rather a-typical early April weather with shorts and t-shirts replacing base layers and beanies...
  • On the move

    Today's birding highlight were 2 fine male ring ouzels seen together on the west coast at Glyma. In addition we logged our first house martins of the year (3), a sand martin and 6 swallows. The highest willow warbler count of the year was logged with...
  • 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...
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