Sanderling, juvenile South Haven, Fair Isle September 2013
A couple of these well marked birds lingered on the small beaches of the Havens on Fair Isle. Broad white fringes the scapulars andd the largely pale wing coverts with dark anchors. Buffy tones to the breast and head sides.
Jack Snipe, Porth Hellick Pool, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly October 2013
Again Porth Hellick produced two extremely confiding Jack Snipe.
Common Snipe, Porth Hellick, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly October 2013
The wetlands of Scilly regularly .provide quality views of this species.
Common Snipe, Boini Mire, Fair Isle, 6th June 2014
Something slightly different from the full frame close ups is this bird, one of many, that were using the many post on Fair Isle to display from, I see drumming snipe so infrequently that it was a treat to watch them displaying
Little Ringed Plover
Sanderling, adult South Haven, Fair Isle May 2016
A stunning bird coming into breeding plumage.
Sanderling, juveniles South Haven, Fair Isle October 2016
The smooth beach where Sanderlings run around like clockwork toys is where they at their best.
Dotterel, Peninnis Head, St. Marys, Scilly 10th October 2012
Dotterel, Gunners Park, Essex 20th September 2008
Dotterel, Wallasea Island, Essex 19th May 2014
Dotterel, Ward Hill, Fair Isle June 2014
Buff-breasted Sandpiper, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly September 2010
Buff-breasted Sandpiper, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly October 2010
Grey Phalarope, South Haven, Fair Isle, October 2014
Red-necked Phalarope, juvenile, Coopers Beach, East Mersea, Essex, 13th September 2008
Pectoral Sandpiper, Big Pool, St. Agnes Isles of Scilly October 2011
Pectoral Sandpiper, Tresco, Isles of Scilly September 2010
Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Peninnis Head, St. Marys Scilly 7th October 2012