Saltee Islands, a place where birds rule

I have been to Saltee Island again. I thought I would re-blog my two old posts before I share some new photographs with you. Never too many puffins for me 🙂 Hope you enjoy the trip!

Making memories


Our Camera Club had an outing to Great Saltee island for bird photography. Before the trip I did a research as I always do, which helps me not miss anything important and regret it afterwards. There is a website with beautiful photographs where you can learn more about the owners of the Islands. I don’t know if anybody ever met them when visiting Great Saltee, but I am sure they are wonderful and hospitable people. They have a shelter behind their home: a kitchen packed with bottled water and basic utensils for those who might get stuck on the island because of the weather, and two beds upstairs. We used the shelter while waiting for the boat to pick us up: the rain shortened our visit by two hours…

If you plan this trip you might find useful the Trip Advisor comments and Captain Declan Bates’ telephone number to arrange the boat and…

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    1. Sheri, thank you for stopping by! Next week I will put some more rocks and waves for you 🙂 I reblogged these two posts because I didn’t want to repeat myself writing about the same place again 🙂

      1. Rocks, waves, and cliffs will get me every time. The years we lived along the central coast of California [Big Sur, Monterey, Carmel] were not only the best years of my life personally and professionally but also the most beautiful. I could hear those crashing waves all day from my office and all night from home.

    1. Thank you! I was there again yesterday – this is the season when the Puffins are feeding their young with the Sand eels. I will reblog another old post before I share my new photographs.

  1. What an amazing looking place. Thank you so much for sharing this, Inese. 🙂 I enjoyed imagining the owners and the shelter they’ve provided. My imagination is really going with this post. Mega hugs!

    1. Thank you for your comment! I was there yesterday, and will post some new photographs next week, but I thought I would reblog my old posts so that I don’t have to explain everything again 🙂 The place is a paradise. Thank you again! Hugs!!!

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