Beautiful Day

It was a beautiful day today which feels really nice to say. The Islands were buzzing with activity today, with birds flying around, grooming themselves, preparing their nests, mating and when you have weather like today it makes it even more special. We saw lots of Purple Sandpipers and Turnstones today which is really nice … Read more

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The season starts

The season starts on the 1st April and all of the Rangers have now arrived and have been preparing the Islands ready for the boats and visitors to enjoy the breeding season. We have been operating all winter and had some fantastic trips but we had our boats have been inspected by the MCA today, … Read more

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Guillies Galore

As it was the kids holidays this week I was prepared with warm clothes for my long day’s at sea, then I sat down to look at the forecast……..Yes you guessed it…Strong Winds. On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday we had our first real northerly winds since Easter last year. Yes we have had a few … Read more

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Strong Winds

Well it’s blowing a hooly up here today. I chickened out today and decided today would a good day for jobs at home. Yeah I know I’m a wimp, as Shirley Reed @maniccollie put to me on Twitter. I must be getting wiser or older more like it. As the Lads and Lady (Becky) including Will battle … Read more

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70 MPH Winds

It was the calm before the storm and when it came by god did it come. All our thoughts were with the wardens and the birds. It’s a critical time at The Farne Islands with all the birds eggs hatching. The one thing that is in favour for the birds is that its a west … Read more

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