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Red-flanked Bluetail - Tyneside Geo, Fair Isle October 2015
As what was to become a theme during the trip, and to emphasize the known mythology of Fair Isle being an afternoon isle, most of the best birds were found in the last couple of hours of day light.

This bluetail had me hiking all the way from Hjunki Geo to North South Narvisgill to the small but impressive Tyneside Geo. It was very dark in the geo where the bird was favouring and the light was abysmal but I was over the moon as I'd always wanted to see a Bluetail on Fair Isle.

As can be seen the bird was a long way down.
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Fair Isle 2015
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