Friday, May 26, 2017

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A very rare for Scilly " Red-footed Falcon " was found today hawking insects on Salakee Down near Giants Castle. Believe it or not this is a distant image of it - unfortunately all I could get !!!......Robin Mawer

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Thursday evening from Porthlow ........Robin Mawer

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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Wednesday evening from Porthlow with the Sun setting early again behind a distant cloud bank !......Robin Mawer

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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  Today while taking a friend to try and see the Night Heron, that has been around the Porth Hellick area for about five days , I found that there were now three of them in the roosting site. Later in the afternoon two of them were out in full view for a while on the Pool at Porth Hellick........Robin Mawer

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This adult " Night Heron " first seen five days ago at Porth Hellick was seen there again in a dark corner this (Monday) evening . ( Pity I didnt have my telescope for a better photo ).....Robin Mawer.

Monday, May 22, 2017

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There are quite a lot of these little " Common Blue " Butterflies about at the moment..........Robin Mawer

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This monster " Angelica " plant about 7ft. high. (A hardy, biennial herb that can be used in salads, eaten as a vegetable or crystallised for cake decorations) is springing up in Higher Moors on the way to Porth Hellick............Robin Mawer

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The female " Little Bittern " now on its 30th. day ( Monday 22nd. May ) at Lower Moors & feeding well........Robin Mawer

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Sunday evening at Porthlow........Robin Mawer

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This very smart summer-plumaged " Golden Plover " was on the Airport this evening . ( Pity I didnt have my telescope for a better photo ).....Robin Mawer

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  There were lots of these tiny green insects on Shipman Head, Bryher today. The first is in the floret of a pink Thrift.............Robin Mawer.

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Pink and White Thrift flowers on Shipman Head, Bryher today........Robin Mawer

Sunday, May 21, 2017

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There were lots of these Grass Eggar Caterpillars eating the short round-leafed grass on Shipman Head, Bryher today..........Robin Mawer

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

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Aftersun from Porthlow on Saturday evening ..............Robin Mawer

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Porthlow Sunset on Saturday evening........Robin Mawer

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Sunset time over the Harbour from the Stand Saturday evening........Robin Mawer

Friday, May 19, 2017

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  Towards the Garrison at sunset time from Porthlow on Friday evening........Robin Mawer

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Sunset time from Porthlow Friday evening........Robin Mawer