United Kingdom Skomer Island - The Wick

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Mathew Browne

Shoot with care
It is very important to stick strictly to the path so you do not disturb or damage any wildlife habitat. The paths are well maintained and clearly defined throughout the island..

About this spot
Skomer is an island off the coast of Pembrokeshire, accessible only by boat. It is one of the UK's most significant wildlife watching locations, incredibly popular with birdwatchers from all over the world.

The Wick is a region at the south of Skomer with steep cliffs which is notable for its puffins, which reside here in the summer months in their thousands.

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