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American Golden Plover
October
Green Sandpiper
August
Wren
August
Booted Warbler
October
Red-backed Shrike
October
Pied Flycatcher
August
Isles of Scilly - 2006
Lapland Bunting
October
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Greenshanks & Redshank
October
Pied Wagtail
October
American Robin
October
American Robin, Rowesfield, Tresco 
The undoubted highlight of the weeks long trip was this excellent Scillies tick. More of this bird click on the image below
American Golden Plover, Castle Down, Tresco, 
Showy individual, down to mere feet. to see more pictures click on the image below
Greenshanks & Redshank, Porth Hellick Pool, St. Mary's 
Nice mixed flock from Seaward Hide
Green Sandpiper, Porth Hellick Pool, St. Mary's 
From the Stephen Sussex hide during the August trip
Pied Wagtail, Hugh Town, St. Mary's 
On rocks by car park beneath the Tregarthens Hotel
Pied Flycatcher, Maypole, St. Mary's 
This bird was right next to the road opposite the Riding Stables allowing close approach: more of this bird are to be found in the common UK bird species galleries
Wren, Peninnis Head, St. Mary's 
I like this shot due to the lichen covered dry stone wall
Booted Warbler, Green Bay, Bryher 
A nice but often elusive bird; more pictures by clicking on the image below
Red-backed Shrike, Gimble Porth, Tresco 
This juvenile was seen to catch a Scilly Shrew, juvvies don't get much better than this. For more of this bird, along with the Scilly Shrew, click on the image below
Lapland Bunting, The Airfield, St. Mary's 
As ever Lapland Buntings are the most tame of all birds visiting Scilly
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Rose-coloured Starling
October
Rose-coloured Starling, Green Farm, St. Mary's 
Two juveniles lingered with the Starling flock here.