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These sightings have been recorded by visitors staying in the cottage or on a guided tour.

 

April Sightings

DateTimeObservation PointDetails
29/4/17 09:00 From The Hide Otter, 10 Mins. Swam from the Skerries toward the island.
22/4/17 09:00 To Left of Cottage Otters [3], 30+ Mins. Swimming & feeding.
AM From the Hide Seal, 5 Mins.
20/4/17 11:30 From the Hide Seals [4], 10 Mins. 1 in the water, rest on rocks - sleeping.
20:00 Bay at end of island Seals [2], 10 Mins. Playing and Jumping in the water.
Herons [2], 10 Mins.
19/4/17 20:15 From the Hide Seals [18], 10 Mins. Sleeping on the Skerries.
18/4/17 15:30 From the Hide Seals [5], 30 Mins. All sleeping on the Skerries.
20:00 Bay below Hide Otter, 5 Mins. Swimming & catching fish.
3/4/17 15:45 From the Hide Red breasted merganser [5], 10 Mins. Flew in front of the hide and landed in the water.

 

March & February Sightings

DateTimeObservation PointDetails
23/3/17 16:00 From the Hide Otters [2], 30 Mins. Feeding then returned to shore.
13:50 From the Hide Shags [12], 30 Mins. On Far Skerries, sunning themselves.
13:15 From the Hide Black backed Gulls [2], 30 Mins. On High rock above waterline. Possibly nesting?.
Seals [24], 30 Mins. On various Skerries and in the water.
18/3/17 11:30 From the Hide Shags [10], 5 Mins. On the far Skerries.
12/2/17 12:40 From the Hide Herons [3], 10 Mins. By the water near hide and rock.