Category: Skomer Island News

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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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Grey Phalarope sitting on the sea

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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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