Farne Islands: A Bird’s Paradise

A few weeks ago I made the trip to Seahouses so I could finally see some Puffins on Farne and Staple Islands.  The boat trip was awesome as we saw tons of nesting birds, grey seals and thousands of birds to include Guillemots, Razorbills, Eider Ducks, 4 species of Terns and 70,000 Puffins.  This is the perfect time of year to see them as the birds are nesting but this also makes the terns dangerous.  But we will get to that later.  The islands are amazing and even David Attenborough says it’s his favourite place in the UK to see nature at its best.  Honestly when we got to Staple Island I… Read More

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