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Common Snipe, Lower Moors, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly 10th October 2010 
A point blank bird from the ISBG Hide.
Common Snipe, Porth Hellick Pool, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly September 2010 
Only seen the once at the pool as it ran past the hide, shame about the light
Jack Snipe, Porth Hellick Pool, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly 14th October 2010 
Had a count of five in one day at this location
Sanderling, Porth Killier Beach, St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly 12th May 2010 
A couple of sprightly plumages birds were on Porth Killier with a mixed flock of Dunlin, Turnstones and Ringed Plover
Dunlin, Porth Killier Beach, St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly 12th May 2010 
A nice flock of summer plumaged birds were feeding in the seaweed on Porth Killier Beach, St. Agnes where they allowed careful approach.
Common Snipe, Lower Moors, St. Mary's October 2007 
Bird present at the same time as the Wilson's Snipe, though in better light, here for comparison.
Jack Snipe, Porth Hellick Pool, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly 19th October 2009
Got so close to the hide that at one point it was under it, stunning bird. For more images click here.
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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
Avocet
Green Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper
Turnstone
Curlew
Whimbrel
Black-tailed Godwit
Little Stint
Knot
Purple Sandpiper
Sanderling
Dunlin
Common Snipe
Lapwing
Golden Plover
Ringed Plover
Little Ringed Plover
Greenshank
Jack Snipe
Oystercatcher

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.
Bar-tailed Godwit
Scarce Species


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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
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Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Peninnis Head, St. Marys Scilly 7th October 2012
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