Category: Skomer Island News

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more
Teal on Skomer

Skomer Island March 2018

Migrants on Skomer Many of this month’s peak counts were caused by the extreme cold spells at the beginning and middle of the month. Monthly …

Read more
Paul Davies AM visits skomer

Paul Davies AM Visits Skomer Island National Nature Reserve

Paul Davies, the Conservative Assembly Member for Preseli Pembrokeshire, joined the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales, Natural Resources Wales and the University of …

Read more
Puffin by Gillian Day

Exclusive Guided Walks with West Coast Birdwatching – Sold Out

Adventure into the wilderness of Skomer Please note: the exclusive guided walks have now sold out. However, we would be happy to add you to …

Read more
two Oystercatchers foraging on Skomer

Skomer’s Migrant Sightings for Nov 2017

During November on Skomer Island, a variety of migrant birds were seen and recorded by the island wardens before they left for the winter. Have …

Read more
Red-Breasted Flycatcher

Skomer Migrant Sightings

As we didn’t publish the Skomer migrant bird sightings in last months e-news, you get a double helping this month of both September and October’s …

Read more

Volunteering on Skomer

Short term volunteers are required on Skomer Island from 21 March to 26 September inclusive. We take up to six volunteers each week (Saturday to …

Read more
Sand Martin - Margaret Holland

Skomer Island Bird Sightings July 2017

As we are all aware, Skomer Island is a wildlife haven, especially for birds. Each month the warden composes a species list of what bird …

Read more
Spoonbill by Amy Lewis

Skomer Island Migrants, June

Take a look at some of the migrant birds that Skomer Island had passing through in June: Up to two Grey Herons were seen. A …

Read more

Skomer Island Sightings for March

So now that the Island team is back on Skomer for the 2017 season, we have lots of exciting sightings from the Island to bring …

Read more

Our Wardens are Back on Skomer Island

After the weather windows forecast continually deteriorating and disappearing, last Sunday we saw a possible chance and took it! We scrambled to do our last …

Read more