Blogs and Podcasts

Darwin 200 - broadcast live from the Bass Rock

12 October 2020

This month saw the Seabird Centre Team return to the Bass Rock, after 2 months without any landings, and boy was it worth the wait. Maggie Sheddan (Bass Rock Landing Guide), Emily Burton (Volunteer Coordinator), Bobby Anderson (Volunteer) and Charlotte Foster (Marine Engagement Officer) met bleary-eyed in Dunbar harbour at 6:15 in the morning, ready to head to the island for a very special day.

A Family Reunion

23 September 2020

Our latest blog by SOS Puffin Leader, John Hunt, reveals an alarming tale of a family of mute swans, nesting in the marsh by North Berwick Law. Luckily the ending is a happy one.

20 Years of Volunteering

21 May 2020

As the Scottish Seabird Centre celebrates its 20th Birthday, Volunteer Coordinator Emily Burton, Volunteer Group Chair Sandy Forrest, Volunteer Group Coordinator Barbara Schofield, and SOS Puffin Coordinator John Hunt reflect on 20 years of volunteering.

Scottish Seabird Centre – Temporary Closure – in response to COVID-19

19 April 2020

In view of the latest Scottish Government and Public Health Scotland advice it is with regret that we have to advise our members and visitors that the Scottish Seabird Centre is today (19 March) closing it’s doors for the time-being. The safety and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers and visitors is of paramount importance to us at this time.