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Ramsey Island

Wales  >  United Kingdom

Island owned by the RSPB with a large variety of wildlife, including both bird and seal colonies.

Added by Kor

Description

The beautiful cliff faces of this island form great locations for colonies of many different birds, including Red-billed Chough, Northern Fulmar, Razorbill, Manx Shearwater, Common Guillemot, Northern Gannet, Peregrine Falcon and Eurasian Kestrel, with grey seals populating some of the beaches. Many of these can be observed quite well from both the island itself or from the water. Other birds, such as Little Owl and Northern Wheatear, are also present on the island.

Details

Access

The island itself is only accessible via a small ferry from St Justinian's, which can be booked in advance via http://www.ramseyisland.com/

You can also book different trips around the island.

Terrain and Habitat

Sea, Grassland, Moors/heathland

Conditions

Hilly, Flat, No shadow

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Narrow trail, Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

Only a limited number of people are allowed onto the island each day, making it easy to watch the birds undisturbed.

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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