Capt’n Coquet’s Corner

  • Bumper seabird season on Coquet Island

    14th October 2021

    The RSPB staff on Coquet Island were fortunate this year to overcome the challenges of managing…

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  • Coquet Island sanctuary: a plea to paddlers and rowers

    1st June 2021

    As lockdown restrictions ease, everyone is eager to get out and enjoy the newfound freedom, and…

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  • New RSPB information board on Amble pier

    28th March 2019

    The European Union “LIFE” programme has provided funding for Coquet Island to support the work there…

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  • Captain Coquet’s Corner: 2017 round up

    Captain Coquet’s Corner: 2017 round up

    7th December 2017

    The breeding season has come to an end on Coquet, and the final numbers are in….

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  • Captain Coquet’s Corner: Coquet kitchen

    Captain Coquet’s Corner: Coquet kitchen

    17th February 2017

    It’s a race against time to get the island ready for the return of the puffins…

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  • Winter waders and dastardly drones

    Winter waders and dastardly drones

    13th December 2016

    As the winter months close in, the island is filling with birds seeking sanctuary and good…

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  • Puffin disaster looming

    Puffin disaster looming

    10th December 2015

    Bad news for Europe’s Atlantic Puffin population was announced recently, with this iconic seabird being added…

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  • Captain Coquet’s Corner: European funding for Coquet Island

    Captain Coquet’s Corner: European funding for Coquet Island

    14th October 2015

    Funding has been secured for the RSPB’s work on Coquet Island from the European LIFE fund,…

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  • Captain Coquet’s Corner: Roseate Tern City

    Captain Coquet’s Corner: Roseate Tern City

    13th August 2015

    Coquet Island becomes Roseate Tern City The 2015 season on Coquet Island has seen fabulous numbers…

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  • Island stirs into life after long winter

    Island stirs into life after long winter

    24th March 2015

    Over the winter months the RSPB staff and volunteers have been busy doing all those jobs…

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