Saying goodbye is always hard, but it’s even harder saying goodbye to our beloved puffins that we have enjoyed watching so much this season. However, this bittersweet feeling comes with a big smile as we have seen this amazing seabird mastering the daily challenges present in their colony life and meeting their achievement of raising … Read more
While we were on a trip around the islands the other we spotted a Puffin with sandeels in it’s bill on the edge of the cliff face at Staple Island. I got myself all excited as I knew that if we saw a Puffin with sandeels then there had to be a Puffling or Pufflings … Read more
Whit week is finally over and all the kids have back to school and it’s been a bit of mixed week once again. Some day’s it’s been beautiful and others not, but we have been able to get out everyday which is the main thing and we have some lovely guests on board the boat … Read more
Well its been a little while since I last updated you on what’s happening around the Farnes so I thought I best get myself sorted out and let you all know. As you can see by the title its just about the Puffins in this blog and the next blog I will update you on everything … Read more
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
As the breeding season has finished I wanted to say farewell to the Puffins this year as they had a dreadful start to the season last year with all the rain and the winter was no better. We had big seas, strong winds and by the time they arrived for the breeding season alot of … Read more
Since it’s the year of the Puffin on the Farnes this year I thought I would just post some pictures. Enjoy the pictures and don’t forget to join me on Serenity II this year and watch out for some fantastic trips to coming up throughout the year.
I was really looking forward to seeing my first Puffin of the year but I did not expect to see it like this. This is a little worrying as I only walked half way along the beach at Beadnell and I saw 21 Puffins, 3 Guillemots, 1 Razorbill, 1 Shag and 1 Gannet all dead. … Read more
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
This post is all about the reflections. I was just looking through some of my pictures and noticed I had a few with reflections so I have decided to post them. I do hope you enjoy them.