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In pictures: Iolo Williams takes on Skomer Island

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Jeremy Torrance web producer Jeremy Torrance web producer | 13:13 UK time, Thursday, 2 June 2011

Welsh wildlife expert Iolo Williams joins us from one of the finest Welsh wildlife locations, Skomer Island. Producer Dan Rees has been out with the team with his camera.

Iolo Williams by cliffs by Dan Rees

Iolo Williams on Skomer Island

Iolo's already been under the waves to explore one of only three British marine nature reserves.

Filming the dive by Dan Rees

Filming the dive

He'll be exploring the lives of the largest colony of Manx shearwater in the world, a third of the entire world population of the species, as they get together to breed. And he'll get up close and personal with the latest arrivals to the island as new hatchlings take centre stage. Look out for razorbills, guillemots and puffins.

Puffins by Dan Rees


Iolo and the team are out filming at all times of day and night and in all weather conditions as they take on the wilds of this beautiful Welsh island.

Filming on a boat at night by Dan Rees

Out at sea and in low lighting, the team are still filming

Watch Iolo report live from Skomer next week (6-9 June) on Springwatch.



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