VIDEO: Sheep Shearing on Ramsey Island

A short film about the sheep shearing day on Ramsey Island:

There are 100 welsh mountain ewes on Ramsey, used to keep the grass short in the fields in the northern half of the island.  The fields are prime dining tables for chough, a member of the crow/corvid family, which eat invertebrates such as dung beetle larvae.  Ramsey has seven breeding pairs of this rare bird with only around 400 pairs breeding in the UK.


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