Sunday, 29 September 2019

Airfield, St. Mary's - Dotterel and co.

Returning from Tresco, the day was not done as a rather showy Dotterel had been reported amongst a few other good birds! Taking the step count over 20,000 were, in order of seeing them...

My worst ever blog-pic of a Snow Bunting! It was hunkered down in the wind and I needed to move on!


And after the Shropshire mindblower, a rather distant Lapland Bunting!


There were also, Golden Plover, Ringed Plover and despite a Peregrine spooking most of the birds, the Dotterel showed really well!


Even got a ruffle!



Yes, showing nicely in the evening light...




This was 'somehow' my first Dot on Scilly - well overdue I reckon!

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