Feeding frenzy

With the breeding season now well under way the harbour is a hive of activity as many birds gather materials to maintain their nests, and collect food for their chicks concealed within. The house sparrows in particular have been visiting their favourite feeding sites like clockwork, as the parents try to keep up with the…

Opportunists

Whilst gulls are are well known for their sometimes unsavoury habit of scavenging from our waste, they are in fact highly opportunistic feeders with a varied diet ranging from fish to insects, worms, crustaceans, molluscs and even other small birds and their eggs. High tide in the harbour provides the resident Herring Gulls with a…