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Skomer Part 1 - The first voyage

A Manx Shearwater I have recently returned from my annual pilgrimage to the island of Skomer, having enjoyed a fabulous three days of birding along the Pembrokeshire coastline with my "Three Amigo" friends Paul and Nicola. We had been planning for the trip for ages. Leading up to our trip the days, hours and seconds seemed to pass ever so slowly. It's then just typical once you end up going on your trip it seems to be over way too quickly - time certainly flies when you are enjoying yourself and in good company. This year we had  arranged three boat trips through Pembrokeshire Boat Trips Day 1 - Seabird Spectacular Day 2 - Skomer Day 3 - Grassholm I have decided to write three blog posts documenting the trip and this is the first one to kick things off. The First Voyage. The weather forecast was looking rather dodgy for the weekend with high winds and rain predicted. Thankfully the dreaded North winds were not expected so there was a very good chance that most of the boat

A view from above


I am a proud owner of a DJI mini 2 drone. It has really opened up a whole new world to me. The change of perspective has been really refreshing. I have lots to learn in how to make the most effective use of it but I am super impressed by its capabilities.

I have set up a SkyPixel Account and will be show casing some of my pictures and videos on it.

Please take a look at by clicking here.

So far I have been experimenting with it a little but I have got some nice pics from some of my favourite locations.


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