Didn’t connect with everthing but some great birding was enjoyed. hope you enjoy these pics. Continue reading Scilly snaps.
October 15th. The Dusky Warbler was again seen a few times in East Dunes. Also around were 2 Great Grey Shrike, a Yellow-browed Warbler, a Redstart, a Twite, 6 Sparrowhawk, 25 Brambling, 2 Stonechat and 3 Swallow. A fairly long ringing … Continue reading Gib 15th Oct
The Garganey is still on the scrape at Marston ! surely one of , if not THE last in the UK ? and potentially considering overwintering ? Photo Dave Roberts 3 Redwing hidden away in the bushes were new in today, a … Continue reading Garganey still !
October 14th. Fairly strong north-easterly wind, with several brief spells of light rain. The Dusky Warbler was briefly seen several times in East Dunes. A Great Grey Shrike appeared in the north of the reserve. Other birds around included 2 Brambling. Heading north … Continue reading Oct 13th-14th Gib
Whilst not going off the scale in terms of rarities, it ‘aint half bad, much better than last year. Best birds seen have been: Blyth’s pipit. (Great-missed last years bird on here). Red-flanked bluetail. (1st winter bird on St.Agnes). Arctic … Continue reading My Scilly blog.
A good thrash around the works late this afternoon didn’t produce any sprites but up to 30 Goldcrest were notable, 4 Chiffchaff were all silent ! 20+ Long Tailed Tits and 2 Green Woodpecker. Plus the usual supporting cast. 120 … Continue reading Marston STW 12th Oct
October 12th. Birds around, including those trapped, were 3 Yellow-browed Warbler, theGreat Grey Shrike, a Cetti’s Warbler, a Firecrest, a Black Redstart, a Redstart, a Lapland Bunting, a Ring Ouzel, 8 Swallow, a Mediterranean Gull, 25000 Knot and 60 Redwing. Heading south … Continue reading Gib highlights 12th Oct
October 6th. Around, including birds trapped, were the 2 Richard’s Pipit around the Spit area, 4 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Stonechat, 25 Redwing, 11 Ring Ouzel, a Wheatear, a Marsh Harrier, a Peregrine, 3 Brambling, a Ruff, a Greenshank and a … Continue reading Gibraltar Point Highlights
October 11th. A Rustic Bunting was discovered in the Cycle Track area. Other notables were 3 Yellow-browed Warbler and a Great Grey Shrike. Other birds around, including those trapped, were 2 Firecrest, a late Willow Warbler, 5+ Ring Ouzel, 8 Fieldfare, 30 Redwing, 150 Pink-footed … Continue reading Gib Highlights
October 8th. Around, including birds trapped, were 4 Yellow-browed Warbler, a Tree Pipit, a Wheatear, a Ring Ouzel, a Short-eared Owl, 160 Brent Goose and another, unringed pale Lesser Whitethroat near Beach Car Park. A Locustella sp was discovered in Buckthorn. Going … Continue reading Gib Tree Pipit