Ramsey Island and Grassholm

Ramsey Island and Grassholm

Ramsey Island and Grassholm
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  • Hibernaculum – A winter home for Ramsey’s newts

    Ramsey has several shallow ponds in acid rich soils. They are nationally important for some of the UK’s rarest aquatic plants but some are also full of newts. There are no frogs or toads on the island, but the Newts represents the amphibians here...
  • Grassholm's Gannets at the Pembrokeshire Islands Seabird Symposium

    Over the last eight years Dr Steve Votier and his team of researchers from University of Exeter have been working with us on Grassholm Island. Their work on Gannets has evolved dramatically over this time. Initially we looked at quite basic aspects of...
  • All by myself....

    With Greg away I find that I have the island all to myself, but don’t worry I’m not short of company. This morning I've already discussed the weather with the dog, politics with the sheep and the price of corn with the chickens! It’s...
  • 2013 Review Part 4: October to December

    Well it's pushing mid March now so I thoughts it high time I got round to completing the review of 2013! Apologies for the delay -we are in a busy period at the moment as Lisa and I get the island ready to welcome visitors from 1st April. The fine...
  • Glaucous Gull

    When doing a seal round this afternoon Lisa found a splendid 1st winter Glaucous gull on Porth Lleuog. It was eating a dead shag in among 167 grey seals that were hauled out! Without checking I think it is the first Glaucous gull on Ramsey for at least...
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