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Sunday, 11 August 2019

The Puffins of Skomer Island, including Poor Dave and 'Bee starer Bob'!

I apologise for the lack of blog posts during the last few weeks, I've been so busy with work, family, writing my book and producing and selling my 2020 birds calendars!
    I've also been editing the photos I took a few weeks ago on Skomer Island in Pembrokeshire, photos mainly of Puffins of course.
  I don't have time to write a lot, so instead I will let the pictures do the talking.
Some of these shots have already been seen on my Twitter Nature account and Facebook and Instagram pages, including a popular series of 'Poor Dave', a sad, lonely Puffin who bemoans the fact that he has missed out on a feature in my book, whereas 'Bee-starer Bob' has been included!

So here are lots of Puffins, plus some Guillemots, Razorbills and other birds from our trip to Skomer.
Enjoy! :)

^Above^ - The famous 'Bee - starer Bob' :D

^Above^ - The 'Poor Dave' series of pics that touched hearts on Twitter... :D

^Above^ - Lots of Puffins....I'm sure there's more of Poor Dave in there somewhere too! :D

^Above^ - Oystercatchers.

^Above^ - Meadow Pipits.

^Above^ - Swallows at the Skomer crossing point, Martins Haven.

^Above^ - Razorbills.

^Above^ - Dunnock at Martins Haven.

^Above^ - Guillemots.

^Above^ - Great Black Back Gulls and Juvenile (Bottom pic).

^Above^ - Jackdaw.

^Above^ - Fulmar.

^Above^ - Herring Gulls.

^Above^ - Wrens.

^Above^ - Lesser Black Back Gulls, with juveniles, bottom 2 pics.

^Above^ - Cliffs full of seabirds, including Guiilemots, Razorbills and Kittiwakes.

^Above^ - Wheatear.

^Above^ - Seal.

^Above^ - Rabbits.

^Above^ - Painted Lady Butterfly on Thistle.

^Above^ - My beautiful companion on Skomer, my partner Nick. :)

^Above^ - Crowds enjoying close up views of the Puffins at 'The Wick'.