FARNE

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FARNEFolk Archive Resource North East
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Earlier this year we reported how Katy's image of an otter on the Isle of Mull in Scotland won the Mammal Society's Young Photographer of the Year, in the 15 and under category, for the second year running with a study of a rabbit braced against the wind on the Farne Islands.
The year before she won the same competition with a study of a rabbit braced against the wind on the Farne Islands.
"We are now seeing frequent summer storms washing out nests on the Farne Islands on a regular basis and a decline in the numbers of surface-feeding species such as terns."
We are transforming Farne through a progressive strategy recognising people are the key ingredient to Farne's long-term success.
The first seal pups of the year are spotted by National Trust rangers on the Farne Islands OWEN HUMPHREYS
Puffins, which have been "red listed" over concerns for their survival, had a poor breeding season on the Farne Islands when their burrows were flooded.
The Farne Islands are a designated national nature reserve and one of the most important seabird breeding sites in the British Isles, with 23 nesting species, including around 37,000 pairs of puffins.
David Steel, Head Ranger on the Farne Islands said: "It is a positive result and a step forward following worrying declines in recent years."
Farne Islands head warden David Steel said information about where the puffins are foraging for food could help protect habitats that are important for them.
Farne Islands property manager John Walton said: "This is the first decline I've seen in 30 years."
Farne has had the Supervac in use since late 2002 and bought it specifically to cope with 400g packs of smoked salmon, which are so big they tended to bend in the middle when packed on its previous machines, leading to the company getting 'leakers' which accounted for 12% of its production.
Farne Isle was the first winner sired by Midnight Legend, who was a smart handicapper on the Flat and a top-class hurdler for David Nicholson.