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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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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