Tag Archive for 'razorbills'

Guernsey Environment Department requests reports of dead seabirds

February 22nd, 2014 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

The States of Guernsey Environment Department organised a count of seabirds washed-up dead around Guernsey’s coast on Saturday 22 February 2014. By 6 p.m. 79 dead seabirds, including guillemots, razorbills, shags, puffins and a great northern diver had been collected from the Guernsey shore and brought to the central collection point at Cobo kiosk car […]

Guernsey public asked to help seabirds that are struggling to cope with severe weather conditions

February 11th, 2014 by La Société Guernesiaise

Seabirds are being found washed up on Guernsey’s beaches following the recent high tides and strong winds. The prolonged bad weather conditions mean that many birds found around the island’s coast have found it difficult to find enough food to survive. Shags, guillemots, razorbills and kittiwakes have been particularly badly hit as these species cannot […]

The secret lives of our sea birds

September 15th, 2010 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

Next time you’re on Cobo enjoying a bag of chips take another look at that gull eagerly watching you. If it’s got a coloured ring on its leg this bird is part of a study to understand more about the habits and movements of sea birds. Note the number, let one of the ornithologists know […]