I was privileged to visit the Isle of May off the east coast of Scotland for a three day photographic study during the breeding season. It was not my first time as I had travelled to the island for a short two hour venture the previous year and that had whetted my appetite to study the amazing bird life on this national nature reserve. Access to the island is very limited as it is home to what is now the largest Puffin colony in Britain, some 55,000 pairs, as well as having prolific numbers of Razorbills and Guillemots.
As you land on the island you are immediately greeted with the noise of swooping Arctic Terns, keen to protect their chicks and the sight of puffins flying in all directions in a very businesslike manner. There are no trees on the island and it is almost […]