Rare duck set to benefit from Fusion Marine nesting rafts

One of Scotland’s rarest breeding ducks looks set to benefit from specially constructed floating nesting rafts manufactured by Fusion Marine. In the UK, common scoters (Melanitta nigra) breed in only a handful of freshwater lochs in the northern Highlands and it is hoped that the supply of these two nesting rafts will provide safe new [...]

By | 2017-05-15T17:15:41+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Rafts|

Raft made from recycled plastic provides instant results for nesting terns

An innovative raft manufactured from environmentally friendly recycled plastic has proved a major hit for nesting terns at an RSPB nature reserve in Northern Ireland. Designed and manufactured by Fusion Marine Ltd, the raft at Portmore Lough in Co. Antrim attracted a large colony of nesting common terns during its first summer of operation, underlining [...]

By | 2016-10-06T15:45:05+00:00 October 1st, 2013|Rafts|