Black Guillemot and friends

Myself and Chris spotted our first Black Guillemot of the season a few weeks ago, which was really nice for me but Chris was well chuffed as it was the first one for him ever. Chris joined us this year for the first time and even though he knows about boats he was never into … Read more

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Baleric Beauty

I heard this morning that their were loads of Manx Shearwaters near the Farnes and I thought to myself that I should go out and have a look before the day starts, but things never go to plan and I got delayed so there was no chance I was going to make it out and … Read more

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Not 1 but 5 Minke’s

We popped out the other day to try and find some Minke Whales and boy did we. We had not been long out of the harbour when we encountered a very large Minke right beside the boat. As we followed it along another pop up on the other side of the boat. At first we … Read more

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Great end to September

It has been a beautiful week around the Farne Islands and Seahouses this week. The sun has shone all week,the sea’s have been calm and the birds have been good. On Monday we saw our first female Long-tailed Duck on the north side of Big Harcar. We also saw 5 Arctic Skua’s flying north throughout … Read more

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WHALE OF A TIME (Part 2) Minke Whale

Continued from Part 1 When we get back onto the Helicopter I will get the pilot to have a look around for you and if we see anything we will give you a call on channel 67. I thanked him kindly and off they went. They were only away a few seconds when he shouted on … Read more

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