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Skomer Evening Wildlife Boat Trip

Trips begin in May when the breeding season for the puffins, guillemots, razorbills and Manx shearwaters is in full swing. The first three of these species are known as auks and the vast majority of these gather during in the evening flying around in vast gyres of birds before settling down in vast rafts in the sheltered bays of the island. Skomer has an estimated Manx shearwater population of 640,000 birds which is believed to be over half the World's total number.

We will meet at 7pm at the jetty in Martins Haven. We then board the Dale Princess at 7pm and spend time in South and North Havens before venturing out into St. Brides Bay to capture the stunning spectacle of the vast Manx shearwater rafts that form towards dusk. We return to Martins Haven at 10pm.

Numbers on this trip are limited to allow plenty of room to be able to move all around the boat. This trip is targeted at princially at gaining great photographic opportunities.


Dates 2019
May 25th
June 1st, 8th, 15th, 22rd, 29th
July 6th, 13th, 20nd

Boat trip from 7pm to 10pm £65.

Use the AA's route planner for directions. The location of Martins Haven and Skomer Island can also be found on Google Maps or the Ordnance Survey's Get-a-map.

Joining Instructions
Meet at the end of the jetty at Martins Haven at 7pm. Participants must text Andy on 07977 562321 to confirm their attendance and Andy will only reply if there is a problem. The trip is weather and sea conditions dependent.

How to book
Numbers are limited and workshops must be booked in advance. Contact Andy on 07977 562321 or email andy@andydavies.info

Phil Parry
June 2019

Alannah Ruthen
June 2019

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andy davies photography & video tel ++44 (0) 1269 871870 Mobile: 07977 562321 andy@andydavies.info