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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Shag Sightings 2015

Throughout the season we write down all of the Shag Tags or Darvic’s we see. We write down location, time and place we have located them and send them away to be recorded. This season we got a very quick and great response from the CEH. We had 49 individuals from the Farnes, which is … Read more

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Fantastic Farnes

Boy oh boy the weather has been just amazing over the last few days and if it stayed like this all summer the country would do ok as there would be no need to go abroad. I have hardly had to touch the wheel on the boat this week as its been that clam the boat … Read more

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Feeding Frenzy

While our guests were on the Inner Farne the other day we were drifting on the south side of the Inner Farne enjoying the calm seas and the sun. Which makes a change. I noticed alot of gulls feeding, but as I glanced around their were lots of feeding frenzy’s going on. I decided to … 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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