Category: Skomer Island News

Birdwatching weekend: Spring Migration Events 2020

  DESCRIPTION: Skomer is a fantastic destination for birdwatching and it regularly turns up some locally uncommon, scarce and rare birds. It also has nationally important

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Appeal success for Skomer Island

On August 5th, staff on The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales’ Skomer Island were delighted to take delivery of two new vehicles, a

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Are you looking for the perfect binoculars?

Regardless of the activity, we can help you find binoculars which suit your needs. Come along to one of the Opticron Open Days at the

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Free Skomer Landing

The new restriction detailed in the last e-newsletter and the last edition of the Warbler regarding the number of free landings during peak season at

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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 2020

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

In 2020 we have four Long Term Volunteer positions available on Skomer Island, two run from end of March until mid July and the other

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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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