Little Auk

We had a few bits of wind over the last few weeks and when loads of the birders were doing sea watches along the coast a good few reports were coming in about Little Auks. I just love these tiny little seabirds and I was praying we would see some when we eventually got back … Read more

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Aurora and Little Auk

I got a call from Gary on Tuesday evening to say that he was out with his camera and there was a little showing of the Aurora, but not enough to drag me out of the house just yet. He also said that he might pop over to my house as it was blowing a gale, freezing cold and could do with a cuppa … Read more

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Little Auk

I seen my friend Gary driving along the pier this morning to have a look through the Gulls and of course have another look for the Black-necked Grebe, but it was another bird today that stole the show. A Little Auk was in the harbour and it was showing really well. It was feeding near the steps at the end of … Read more

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Grey Seal Trip 23rd November

We did a Grey Seal landing trip on Sunday 23rd to the Longstone Island and the weather was good until the wind picked up later on. We steamed out towards the Farnes and I had to go back to Knocks Reef to see if the Grey Phalarope was still there but sadly it was not. We … Read more

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Winter Wildlife Trip

I had a few people asking about our Winter Wildlife Trips so I decided put a trip on for Saturday 22nd November and I was really pleased with the response and I was looking forward to it. With the weather changing its mind every two minutes I decided I would take a chance and go for it and I … Read more

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The last 4/5 weeks

Just a little blog of what I have been seeing over the last 4/5 weeks. The season has now come to the end and I have taken 1 of our boats out for its annual paint but I’m leaving 2 boats in the water for trips out and about over the winter. We have had a … Read more

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First Little Auk

On Saturday I was near the Longstone Island when I spotted my first Little Auk of the year. After not seeing them for a long time you tend to forget how small the are and nippy they can be. Everytime I pick the camera up to take a picture of it, splash it was gone, … Read more

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