Category: Skomer Island News

Moving back to Skomer Island

The end of February is the usual time for the Skomer wardens to return to the island and start preparations for the season ahead. There’s

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Skomer Island exclusive… Autumn Migration Special

We are delighted to be working with renowned Pembrokeshire bird guide Dave Astins of West Coast Birdwatching again this year, with two Autumn Migration Specials

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Help us protect our precious Islands from invaders!

Are you planning a day visit or overnight stay to Skomer or Skokholm in 2019? If yes then we need your help to keep our

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Shear brilliance for Pembrokeshire’s islands!

Manx Shearwater by Dave Boyle Three small islands off the coast of Pembrokeshire are flying high this month, as the latest seabird census results indicate

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Skomer Island Long Term Volunteers

Every year we have three Long Term Volunteer positions available on Skomer Island, the first one usually runs from end of March until mid July

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Skomer Island Migrant Bird Sightings – November 2018

What’s been spotted on Skomer in November? Numbers of wildfowl were pretty high with peak counts of 12 Eurasian Wigeon (7th), 70 Eurasian Teal (17th),

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Skomer Island Update and Migrant Bird Sightings – October 2018

After an extremely busy and successful season on Skomer, we’ve now only got four people left on the island; Sylwia and Nathan – the new

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Manx Shearwater. Photo Annette Fayet

Grounded Manx Shearwaters

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales and researchers from Oxford University are asking residents of Wales to look out for one of our

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Rose-coloured Starling by Tim Vale

Skomer Island June 2018

Bird sightings over Skomer Island June 2018 A Greylag Goose was seen on North Pond and Moorey Mere on the 4th and 5th. Six Snow

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Snowy Owl on Skomer Island in May 2018

Skomer Island Migrant Birds Spotted in May

Skomer Island May 2018 Six Common Scoter were seen off the Mew Stone on the 31st. A Little Egret was in North Valley on the

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Storm Ophelia on Skomer

After the Storm

Storm Ophelia struck west Wales on 16th October last year The consequences were devastating… Starting as the easternmost Atlantic major hurricane on record, Ophelia was

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Skomer Island Migrant Report April 2018

What’s been spotted on Skomer last month? Two Red Kites came over the island on the 21st. At least one Hen Harrier remained until the

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