Experienced with extensive local knowledge !

Ecology & Coastal Surveys

Ness Ribs have now conducted numerous Seabird and Coastal surveys throughout the Grampian, Highlands & Islands. Clients include JNCC, SNH, RSPB and MORL and we have experience of using the following Surveillance and Monitoring methods.

1/ Breeding Colony Surveys
2/ Population counts
3/ GPS Tracking
4/ Transect Surveys
5/ Visual Surveys



With using only JNCC Accredited Marine Mammal Observers ( MMO ) and Professional Ecological Consultants with detailed local knowledge, we have built up an extensive database of the Seabird populations and Cetacean activity in the following areas;

1/ The East & North Caithness coastline
2/ The Sutherland coastline
3/ The Moray and Pentland Firth’s
4/ The Minch including the Shiant’s

Previous Clients include : JNCCSNHRSPBMORLEDR – University 0f Plymouth & ExeterSECC

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