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Explore the largest colony of Atlantic Puffins in Wales! Join us in exploring this bewitching wildlife through Alison's photos of the Atlantic Puffins of Skomer Island.
Throughout history, the Atlantic Puffin has captivated humanity with its vibrant colours, fun personality & beautiful presence. Atlantic Puffins are unique birds mainly linked to the rugged cliffs of the North Atlantic Ocean & the coasts of Scotland, Ireland & Wales. Soaring in the sky, they offer a glimpse into the magical wonders of nature.
Nestled in the Welsh waters, the breathtaking Skomer Island is a haven like no other. The island is composed of steep cliffs, & lush green grassland & is home to several native inhabitants. Amongst the impressive array of wildlife, the Puffins of Skomer Island are the most well-known; the island is world-renowned for its large population of Atlantic Puffins.
The Atlantic Puffin is an iconic seabird of the northern hemisphere, living off the coasts of the United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, Norway, Greenland, Canada, & Maine. They are beloved for their colourful beaks, charismatic personalities, & captivating behaviour. Their lives are full of wonders & surprises that many may not even know about, from their mating rituals to their varied diet.
Robin Lowry will once again lead our Atlantic Puffins of Fair-isle trips in 2023. We have seen some fantastic award-winning images coming from this trip in past years. One guest, Sunil Gopalan, won the Animal Behaviour category in the British Wildlife Photography Awards with his dramatic photo taken on our 2017 trip.
Fair Isle is a truly unique place to photograph Shetland's Puffins. It's unspoiled, natural & very remote, which brings me to the first stage of this trip: getting to this tiny Island that sits between Shetland & Orkney! A solitary Puffin photographed during a NaturesLens Puffin photography holiday a solitary puffin on one of the headlands photographed during the natureslens shetland puffins of fair isle photography holiday It's a fantastic adventure to get to Fair Isle & ...
Sue joined our Atlantic Puffins of Skomer Photography holiday in June & has very kindly sent in some of her images for us to share with you. With a beak full of sand eels this puffin poses for the classic Skomer image photographed during the NaturesLens Atlantic Puffins of Skomer Photography Holiday Coming in for a landing amongst the sea campion this puffin in flight makes for a classic puffin image photographed during the NaturesLens Atlantic Puffins of Skomer Photography Holiday The weather was quite challenging at times.
John & Rosamund were just 2 of our guests on this year's trip to Fair Isle to photograph the iconic Atlantic Puffin. They were blessed with nearly perfect weather for the entirety of their trip which enabled them to get some fabulous images of the comical clowns of the sea. Rosamund said “It was a fantastic opportunity for photographing puffins: the colony is healthy & ...