Thursday, 5 May 2011


Lynn had begun to worry about the pair of terns which use our raft every year. We last saw them in September, since when they will have flown a round trip (to West Africa, or further) of at least five thousand miles. A few days ago, one bird appeared in the sound and settled on the raft, but there was no sign of its mate, so of course you start to worry. Well, we were both off-island today and when we got back this evening, this was the scene:-

Excellent :)
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