Friday, October 31, 2014

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The Scillonian "setting sail" fvrom St Mary's, viewed from Star Castle
Bell Tower


John Stickland

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Some of the old ordnance in Woolpack Battery


John Stickland

Thursday, October 30, 2014

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Thursday sunset time from Porthlow. The first break in the clouds for five or six days !...Robin Mawer

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Peninnis yesterday, complete with seal pup high and dry up on the
rocks waiting for the tide to return!.......Paula

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Woolpack Battery, through Woolpack Arch


John Stickland

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Woolpack Beacon in about the only bit of sunshine all day.


John Stickland

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One of five or six Black Redstarts on Porthlow beach on Wednesday afternoon......Robin Mawer

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

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Landing Craft "Arromanches" unloading on Rechabite Slip late yesterday
afternoon, before leaving with some of the heavy plant used by Lagan
in the airport and road resurfacing project.


John Stickland

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A busy day at home doing carpentry and hence regrettably no exploring
- so some pictures from St Agnes from Sunday instead.

Periglis Lifeboat slips - both of them.


John Stickland

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Oriel Hick's stained glass window in Periglis Church. I'm not a
Christian - but there's something so peaceful and serene about
Periglis Church that I have to visit it on every occasion I can.


John Stickland

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Covean, St Agnes - as unspoilt and peaceful as ever


John Stickland

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And the good news is that the Scillonian has left without us....we'd
best stay for the week.


John Stickland

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Some 'interesting' seas on the way to St Agnes, on board Joe Badcock's
"Guiding Star" - here passing Bartholemew post


John Stickland

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Monday 27/10/14. This juvenile Red-backed Shrike was still showing well at Porth Hellick/Salakee.....Robin Mawer

Monday, October 27, 2014

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The Fly Agaric toadstool fungi that I saw yesterday has opened up overnight !...Robin Mawer

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Periglis from the lane to the church. Periglis is my favourite beach
on all the islands, there's something quite magical about it. There's
beaches with better sand, better shells, better bathing - but there's
just something about Periglis that does it for me.


John Sticklandm/

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It looks like the Town Beach "Build The Biggest Sand Castle"
competition will be one sided this year.


John Stickland

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Some lovely sunshine on the harbour to welcome us to St Mary's
yesterday mid day....John Stickland

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Forgot I had this one from out by Annet one evening on 6th June, about
sums up how good this year has been. Dave Badcock

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One of more than ten Skylarks that were on the Airfield today - Sunday.....Robin Mawer

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These three Short-toed Larks were on the Airport today Sunday.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

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Fungi at Trenoweth today. The red one is the  toadstool  " Fly Agaric " and the other is a Saprotrophic mushroom one of the Mycena types. Both are toxic.... Robin Mawer

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The American Green-winged Teal showed well again yesterday ( Friday ) in front of Simpson Field on the Great Pool Tresco.....Robin Mawer

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Sat bird

The only new bird today ( Sat. 25th Oct. ) this Red-backed Shrike was found in a field behind the Bird Hides at Porth Hellick just before dark too late for a good photo !!.......Robin Mawer

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From Porthlow on Friday evening....Robin Mawer