Monthly Archives: June 2009

Roseate Terns begnning to settle down

Just been to the cliff top to check how the terns are doing on Whale Island using the telescope and they’re piling onto the rock now, settling down along the bare edge and perching precariously on the leeward rim of the main rock just below the scrub. Glad to see they’re on there in force […]

Roseate & Sooty Terns return to Whale Island to breed

I’ve been checking from the end of our garden which overlooks Whale Island (a big advantage of having moved to this house earlier this year!) for several weeks now to see if the terns have arrived to breed there (Whale Island, that is – not the end of the garden!) as it’s around the time […]