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#AP17 (Autumn Projeck 2017)

September 20, 2017

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Use hashtag #AP17, the Autumn Projeck – for all people on Planet Earth who take still photographs. Capture that moment and post it on yer blog or instagram using the hashtag #AP17 and the rest of the community will be able to find you. Relax, it’s only for fun, all welcome, even yer Mum. And […]

Camping Lundy Pride

July 8, 2017

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As temperatures soared around the longest day in June (#Joon17) in north Devon, it was too hot to work, too hot to sleep  and too hot to deal with the crowds who has swarmed to the coast in search of some relief from the humid conditions. There was only one option – a last minute […]

Lundy Puffins

July 3, 2017

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To celebrate #WorldSeabirdDay here’s some pictures of everyones favourite (except for those nut-cases who prefer Storm Petrels); A great Auk: The Lundy Puffin – small in numbers and elusive but a population on the up since the eradication of the black rat from the island. Why is 3rd July #WorldSeabirdDay? It’s because it’s the anniversary […]

Splendid Shags

July 2, 2017

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I’ve been waiting a life time to write that headline. Following on from the Peregrin encounter here are some magnificent Shags on the west coast of Lundy. One you will see is sitting on several white eggs, surely just about to pop. For those of us having difficulty differentiating between Shags and Cormorants here’s some […]

Peregrine encounter on Lundy

June 30, 2017

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It was a spur of the moment trip prompted by the stinking hot mid-June heat wave. The thought was ‘at least there will be a breeze on Lundy’, although this proved to be no exactly true. At least the voyage across on the Oldenberg was very pleasant. Last minute booking meant camping, which was a […]

PS (Puffins & Sika)

May 27, 2017

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Postscript to the May Lundy trip are these photos of Puffins & Sika deer taken with the Long Tom. The long tom is my Canon 600mm f4 weighting in at nearly 5 ½ kilos, it is virtually impossible to hand hold except for short periods and although it is bitingly sharp is a class one, […]

Day tripping Lundy dreaming

May 26, 2017

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Maytime, the early boat from Bideford, despite getting up at minus-saturday to make the 8am sailing you are rewarded with a few extra hours of island time. The weather, the fresh late spring easy and an Lundy first timer all make for a magical encounter, these shots from the full frame and standard lens have […]