This is the best I could do of Big Al's juvenile Red-backed Shrike in the late evening light at Lower Moors. There was also a single Pied Flycatcher in the area and I had another up at Sage House.
A pair of Willow Warbler successfully reared 4 young on the Garrison
Collard Dove at work
A few weeks ago, up to 73 Storm Petrel were ringed at Deep Point and included another control from France.
I kayaked to Samson and had this 2nd summer Common Gull last week. It's been on Tresco for the last two weeks
Green Sandpiper at Porth Hellick
Looking over towards St Martins from st Mary's
Calm evening looking over old Town Bay towards Tolmans
Sunset over Samson
Elle waiting for the sun to come up at Deep Point
This is for Elle who introduced me to this amazing artist! Laura Beatrice Marling (born 1 February 1990) is an English folk musician from Eversley, Hampshire. Marling became prominent with the London folk scene, she has also toured with a number of well-known indie artists in the UK. Her debut album Alas, I Cannot Swim, and her second album I Speak Because I Can were nominated for the Mercury Music Prize in 2008, and 2010 respectively. She won Best Female Solo Artist at the 2011 Brit Awards and was nominated for the same award at the 2012 Brit Awards