October 2014


25 October - 1 November 2014

This year was quite poor on the Isles of Scilly as most people will tell you. We saw 3 Short-toed Larks, 2 Red-throated Pipits, 1 Spotted Crake, 1 Red-backed Shrike, 1 Richards' Pipit, 1 Barred Warbler, 2 American Wigeon, 1 Green-winged Teal, 1 Ortolan Bunting, 2 Red-breasted Flycatcher, a few Siberian Chiffchaffs, countless Yellow-browed Warbler. I was pretty happy with this to be honest, and as usual the place is beautiful and the company fantastic. People who love Scilly shouldn't feel like they have to justify visiting!

16 October 2014

The American Golden Plover at Davidstow airfield showed rather well. In fact at times I needed to reserve the car just to get the bird in the frame!


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