The first on Scilly since the two on the Airfield in 1999, which I also saw, and was found by Jim Lawrence. The bird showed well on&off in the field by Maypole Triangle for the first couple of days before moving a few fields away where I only saw it poorly. A truly superb species it echo's the birds seen in the breeding grounds in May.


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Upland Sandpiper - Maypole, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly October 2011
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