Sunny Sunday

I woke to beautiful sunshine on Sunday morning and I could not wait to get out to sea. After leaving the harbour for our first trip we arrived at Scarcar Island to see lots of Shags, Turnstones and Purple Sandpipers. The Purple Sandpipers looked stunning in the sunlight so I had to get a picture. … Read more

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Testing the water

A seal pup was testing the water yesterday but her/his mother was not to far away in case it got into danger. We also saw a pup drinking it’s mother’s milk Pups are relatively helpless, and rely totally on their mother’s milk for the first few weeks. The milk is more than 50 per cent fat, and the pups … Read more

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Just Another Day in a Seabird Paradise

With Britain’s eighth Black Scoter lazing off the beach north of Bamburgh we’re expecting a few extra visitors over the weekend. With calm seas and many birds back at The Farnes there is plenty to keep them occupied if they decide on a trip across. Today’s calm seas offered exceptional views and steady photo opportunities … Read more

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Fantastic January Day

The morning may have been cold but it was more than compensated for by the winter sunshine and the incredible array of wildlife around the islands. With calm seas and the attention of many birds increasingly turning to looking their best for the coming breeding season we had some superb views of some of the … Read more

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