Capt’n Coquet’s Corner

  • Give the roseate terns a home on Coquet Island

    Give the roseate terns a home on Coquet Island

    9th September 2013

    Every year the amazing roseate terns fly back from West Africa, a distance of over 4000…

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  • Captain Coquet’s Corner: Puffins farewell

    Captain Coquet’s Corner: Puffins farewell

    19th August 2013

    After that shaky bad weather start to the season on Coquet Island, the eiders, terns and…

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  • Why the Tommy Noddies love Coquet Island

    Why the Tommy Noddies love Coquet Island

    26th April 2013

    “The start of the season was heralded by the worst persistent March storms for many years.”…

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  • Puffins ride the storm to return to Coquet Island

    Puffins ride the storm to return to Coquet Island

    26th April 2013

    The RSPB wardens on Coquet Island were holding their breath at the start of the season…

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  • Puffins prepare for Festival

    Puffins prepare for Festival

    1st March 2013

    As the time draws closer for the return of the puffins to Coquet Island at the…

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  • Captain Coquet’s Corner — Puffin Jubilympics

    Captain Coquet’s Corner — Puffin Jubilympics

    14th August 2012

    Coquet Island’s puffins celebrated the Jubilee and the Olympics with their very own “Jubilympics”!! This year…

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  • Coquet welcomes the 2012 seabird season

    Coquet welcomes the 2012 seabird season

    3rd April 2012

    The RSPB wardens are settled into their quarters in the lighthouse, the spring cleaning is done…

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  • Captain Coquet’s Corner: February – March 2012

    Captain Coquet’s Corner: February – March 2012

    31st January 2012

    Winter Residents The island was inaccessible for several days this January, due to rough seas. On…

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  • Coquet Island cottages restoration

    Coquet Island cottages restoration

    7th December 2011

    While the RSPB wardens on Coquet were busy preparing the island for next year’s influx of…

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