Category Archives: Wildlife

Resident wildlife and visitors to our Island.

Catching up

Kevin was asking when the next Rona Blog was coming and after finding out I’d missed posting last months effort, I’m trying in between torrential rain to get up to date with Rona things. It has been extra busy with … Continue reading

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Drones and Nature

OOPS!!!! I’ve just discovered that this blog post from a month ago has not been posted, maybe something to do with our internet being down. Both Applnet and satelitte gave up the ghost at the same time. Applnet with reconfiguration … Continue reading

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Colin Gibson Commemorative 2017

We are pleased to launch to-day our 2017 stamp issue. It was a great discovery to find that one of my favourite writers “Colin Gibson” had visited Rona in 1933/34 as part of an expedition exploring the flora and fauna … Continue reading

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The Long Horizon

At this time of year we have what we call The Long Horizon. We call it that not because of Iain R Thomson’s book but when describing this affliction , it was the title that sprung to mind. From around … Continue reading

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Out To Sea

Great to be back on the water to-day, my day off!! Putting out a few creels and having a shake down cruise. It was a lovely morning for it. Glad to report no real problems with the engines which is … Continue reading

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Surprise, Surprise!!

To-day Sunday, Day off!!!! If you can have that on Rona our latest arrivals (not tourists) appeared. Last week sheep (ewe) no 361 turned up, obviously having just had a lamb, despite searching for hours, along the cliffs in the … Continue reading

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Springtime Planning and Preparations

The weather is very good, it continues to be an open winter and now Spring is here, the trees are flushing and bulbs are poking through. Time to get organised for the busy year ahead and of course building a … Continue reading

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