On Saturday 22nd July, the weekend group were joined by BBC's Barra Best and crew, who were out to film the puffins and life on the island. They were out from 10am to 4pm. A bit of a wet day but puffins were filmed all be it under an umbrella or 2! Ringing total : 7 Willow warblers, 5 wrens, 1 Robin, 2 Blackcaps, 2 blackbirds, 2 pied wagtails, 1 grasshopper warbler and 1 song thrush. ... See MoreSee Less
*** THREE ISLAND CRUISES ***
Cruise around the three islands, see the seals up close, watch the black guillemots land, and see the Mew Island Lighthouse!
Saturday 22 July at 2pm
Sunday 23 July at 2p...
We still have space on weekend trips from now to the end of October. Weekend trips are just £30 for copeland members and membership can be paid by direct debit from just £3.33 per month. So if you would like to experience the island life and a great opportunity to get close to nature, details on visiting the observatory and membership can be found on our website -
Below is a short video from last year filmed on the observatory. ... See MoreSee Less
Well done to everyone who managed to make it through the traffic pandemonium in Belfast to attend our first winter meeting on Tuesday evening. Fantastic keynote address by Brian Black, looking at effe...