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What is this gull up to?

In the following clip we can see a Lesser Black-backed Gull waiting for the Puffins to come back in to their burrows. A Gull will sometimes do this in an attempt to get an easy meal - by waiting for the Puffins to return with their catch the Gull can chase the Puffins to steal [...]

By | 2017-03-30T12:52:43+00:00 July 16th, 2013|The Daily Digest|1 Comment

Newsletter 7

Dear Colleague Welcome back to the Summer Term! A lot has been happening on Burhou since we last wrote. Regular readers of the Daily Digest will be aware that the first Puffin was seen returning to the burrow clutching fish in its beak. Now it is only a matter of days now before this sight [...]

By | 2017-03-30T12:52:56+00:00 June 10th, 2013|School Zone News|0 Comments

Newsletter 6

Dear Colleague Amazing to think that we are nearly half way through the project! Thank you for your kind words and support. Help us to develop the project! To provide feedback and help us plan for the future can you take a few minutes over Whitsun to complete the attached questionnaire? Just a single side [...]

By | 2017-03-30T12:52:59+00:00 May 28th, 2013|School Zone News|0 Comments

Newsletter 5

Dear Colleague Great to see this Bank Holiday week-end over 15 Puffins visiting their burrows on Friday evening! This week’s newsletter is again packed with information. - Read about taking part in our Puffin Activity Day for schools on Thursday 23rd May 2013 - Visit the Resources section to listen to our Bird Call files [...]

By | 2017-03-30T12:53:03+00:00 May 10th, 2013|School Zone News|2 Comments

Newsletter 4

Dear Colleague Great to see all schools in the project logging in to the website for regular updates and news about life on Burhou. This week has been incredibly busy and next week promises to be more of the same. If you have not had the opportunity to date please replay the video clip of [...]

By | 2017-03-30T12:53:07+00:00 April 29th, 2013|School Zone News|1 Comment

Newsletter 3

Dear Colleague Many thanks to everyone who has visited the website and posted comments this week! Still very early in the Puffin Season but we expect more visitors to return to Burhou next week as the temperature outside finally begins to rise. Puffin Update Puffin activity is increasing now as they get ready to lay [...]

By | 2017-03-30T12:53:09+00:00 April 19th, 2013|School Zone News|82 Comments

Newsletter 2

Dear Colleague We hope and trust you had a relaxing and enjoyable spring break? Despite the very cold and wet weather conditions for this time of year we are just about on-track for the project launch next week. If you have been tracking developments on the Living Islands: A Puffins Season on Burhou you will [...]

By | 2017-03-30T12:53:09+00:00 April 17th, 2013|School Zone News|10 Comments

Newsletter 1 – 27th march 2013

Spring Time on Burhou Dear Colleague The start of Term 5 and the beginning of the Living Islands Live: A Puffin Season on Burhou is now less than 3 weeks away! To keep you posted regards developments please take a few moments to read this newsletter. Over the next 12 weeks you will [...]

By | 2017-03-30T12:53:16+00:00 March 27th, 2013|School Zone News|2 Comments

Puffins return to Burhou!

Following an 8 months absence the colony of Atlantic Puffins have returned to Burhou. The first Puffins were spotted on the island early this afternoon. Some pairs have already returned to their old burrows. Visit this site over the coming days as the sea birds prepare their homes for the breeding season and the younger [...]

By | 2017-03-30T12:53:16+00:00 March 19th, 2013|School Zone News|0 Comments