Our work is coming along nicely with all the habitatty stuff done so it's on to general maintenance and lots of monitoring - where you sit and watch birds (counting egg, chicks, their state etc), which as a birder is dream come true! To be involved in and contributing to this amazing colony is a turely fantastic experience and it's brilliant to see birds doing well.
Anyway here's a feck load of pictures that kinda some up the awesomeness:
Dunlin in Cuthberts Cove
Upto my armpits in burrow
Veg Patch Shag getting rescued
Little Terns roosting up in the cove
My monitoring patch for Kittwake and Shag
Razorbills are awesome!
All 3 species of breeding auk
First Arcitic Tern egg outside the front door
Black-headed Gull colony
Translucent wings of the stonking Arctic Tern
This combination is only on the Farnes - Scarce Fiddleneck and Arctic Tern sharing the frame
The semi-residents Canada Geese and lighthouse
Got more pics to come but that's enough for now!