Skomer Walking Notes

Thursday 11 May 2017

Walk #0 – from North Haven to farm

  • North Haven : puffin, razorbill, guillemot
  • walk to farm : wren

Walk #1 – farm to Garland Stone and back

  • short-eared owl, spotted flycatcher, linnet

Walk #2 – farm to North Haven, South Stream Valley, South Plateau, The Wick, Moory Mere and back to farm

  • North Haven : wren, oystercatcher, puffin, razorbill, guillemot
  • Harold Stone : oystercatcher
  • South Stream Valley : puffin
  • The Wick: puffin

Walk #3 – farm to North Pond hide, Skomer Head, The Wick, Moory Mere and back to the farm

  • Tom’s House : buzzard
  • The Wick : guillemot, razorbill, puffin
  • Moory Mere : LBB, GBB, canada goose, shelduck, meadow pipit, oystercatcher

Walk #4 – farm to Garland Stone, Skomer Head, The Wick, Moory Mere and back to the farm

  • Garland Stone : puffin, razorbill
  • Paynes Ledge : puffin, oystercatcher
  • Bull Hole : buzzard
  • Pigstone Bay to Skomer Head : chough
  • Tom’s House : oystercatcher, wheatear
  • The Wick : guillemot, kittiwake, puffin, fulmar
  • south of farm : magpie

Walk #5 – farm to warden’s house and back

  • stone wall : linnet
  • warden’s house : puffin
  • The Neck : puffin, guillemot, fulmar, razorbill

Friday 12 May 2017

Walk #1 – farm to Garland Stone, rabbit exclosure, back to farm via North Pond hide

  • Paynes Ledge : chough
  • Pigstone Bay : curlew
  • North Pond : mallard, shelduck, moorhen, canada goose

At farm

  • seen near farm #1 (overlooking North Stream valley) : short-eared owl
  • seen near farm #2 (in wall west of farm) : little owl

Walk #2 – farm to Wick Valley, The Wick, South Plateau, High Cliff, Harold Stone and back to farm

  • South Plateau : raven, chough
  • High Cliff : raven, kittiwake
  • rocky outcrop approaching farm : short-eared owl

Saturday 13 May 2017

From farm

  • view from farm over North Stream valley : short-eared owl

Walk #1 – farm to Garland Stone and back

  • dead Manx shearwater

At landing site

  • North Haven : puffin, guillemot, razorbill
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