Red-rumped Swallow at Porth Hellick
Later in the day the swallow briefly landed on the wires.
Yesterday morning I had a single Black-tailed Godwit and 3 Golden Plover on the airfield. At 10.15, Higgo and I tried out tresco. We had only been there a few minutes and had seen 2 Black-tailed Godwit and the juvenile Iceland Gull on the heliport. And that was it for the next 3 hours, nothing! And it was the same when we went to Bryher to look for the Red-throated Pipit that Higgo discovered the day before. The only bird of interest was the Hooded crow. When we returned to St Mary's, written on the board was TREECREEPER on Tresco!
Managed to see 3 Black-tailed Godwit yesterday. This one on the airfield and 2 on the heliport on Tresco
These 3 Golden Plover were also on the airfield yesterday
This female Tufted Duck turned on Porth Hellick Pool two days ago
Where there was also this Greenshank having a good ole wing stretch
White Wagtails have been unusually low numbers this spring
Male House Sparrow at the campsite
This juvenile Iceland Gull can always be found hanging around on Tresco heliport
Our breeding Stonechat show a lot of white on there rumps.
We saw our first Red squirel after being introduced last year on Tresco
To me this guy gives a taste of Peter Gabriel. Wouter "Wally" De Backer, better known as Gotye, is a Belgian-Australian multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter. The name "Gotye" is a pronunciation respelling of "Gauthier", the French cognate of Gotye's given Flemish name "Wouter". This 2011 single "Somebody That I Used to Know" reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, making him the fifth Australian-based artist to do so and the second Belgian (after The Singing Nun in 1963).