Eggs have been spotted

The Shags and Guillemots are now on eggs. It may only be a few but that’s it the breeding season has begun. I’m not sure how the Shag season will be as we have seen lots of dead Shags along the shoreline because of the “Beast from the East” and very unsettled weather after that, … Read more

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New Life

The noise is unreal at the moment from all the seabirds and the noise level has increased as the chicks are calling at the top of their voices too. Its great to see new life at the Farnes and doing so well too but as I write this blog the seas are terrible and it … Read more

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Love is………

Love is…… A female grey seal never leaving dead partners side….. The look from a female grey seal broke my heart the other day, as she lay beside her man while he lay dead. It might not have been her man and it might have just been coincidence that she was lying there but for … Read more

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The Big Lift

With Serenity III back in the water and already working it was not long until the rest of the boats were back in the water too. On Monday 3rd April we had the crane booked to come and lift our other boats back into the water but before that we had the final touches to … Read more

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First Seal Pup of the year.

On Saturday 8th October the first seal pup of the year was spotted on the Longstone Island. It’s lovely to see but I’m not sure if this pup will survive as its on a very low rock and the weather has changed since Saturday and the big seas have started to roll in. I have … Read more

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Luecistic Shag

We have seen the wonderful Shag around the islands a lot lately but we have not been able to get a really close look until yesterday and today. It is not as laid back as other shags and seems to be a little bit on edge the closer you get, and I can totally understand … Read more

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