Thursday, October 23, 2014

. Old & New

Old & New.  Another comparison of the Troy Town  Maze on St. Agnes from some years ago  and a today one showing the difference after a more recent re-build . Sorry I can't put a date to the older one !...Robin Mawer

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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This American " Green-winged Teal " ( told from our normal Teal by the white vertical bar on the side of the breast ) is still on Tresco Great Pool today seen from the Swarovski  Hide. This is the third day since it was found there......Robin Mawer

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Scillonian in alongside. Dave Badcock

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Peninnis Head and Lighthouse, from Sunday afternoon....Jeremy Pearson

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Bonus summer weather today from Paula on the 19th

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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Before, during and after sunset from Porthlow on Tuesday evening....Robin Mawer

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Record shots of a Barred Warbler at Carn Gwaval quarry today....Robin Mawer

Monday, October 20, 2014

. Old & New

Old & New. This very old colour tinted photo of St. Agnes taken from Highertown Hill ( photographer unknown )  compared with a present day photo.
Trees are again hiding a lot of it !!.....Robin Mawer

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A field of Nerines at Rowesfield on Tresco this afternoon......Robin Mawer

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These four Whooper Swans were still on the Abbey Pool Tresco today and a Richards Pipit was at Old Grimsby, Tresco.....Robin Mawer

Sunday, October 19, 2014

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Large Parasol Fungi near Block House, Tresco......Robin Mawer

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Sunday evening from Porthlow.....Robin Mawer

Saturday, October 18, 2014

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Before during and after sunset from Porthlow on Saturday evening......Robin Mawer

Boating home in heavy weather, Scilly from Jeremy Pearson on Vimeo.

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Not many birds about at the moment so some have turned to Scilly Shrew watching !!!.....Robin Mawer

Friday, October 17, 2014

. Old & New

Old & New. A Gibson photo taken in 1885 of the wreck of the " Earl of Lonsdale " in Smith Sound on the rocks below the Troy Town Maze ( she later became a total loss ) and one taken from the same spot recently ( within a foot or two ! )....Robin Mawer

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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These unusual Mammatus clouds ( associated with thundery weather ) appeared very suddenly at about 7pm. over the Garrison just after a thunder storm had passed to the north of Bryher, Tresco and then St. Martins..... Robin Mawer

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

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From Porthlow on Wednesday evening just before the rain......Robin Mawer

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From Bryher this evening

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Peninnis at lunch time....Paula

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An Arctic Skua seen on yesterdays " Sapphire " pelagic trip....Robin Mawer

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A not very good record shot of one of the many Yellow-browed Warblers that are in the Island at the moment. ....Robin Mawer

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The two Squid that were landed on yesterdays " Sapphire " pelagic trip......Robin Mawer

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From the Star Castle on Tuesday evening......Robin Mawer

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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From Caroline on Tresco today