|Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus|
In 1931 Fair Islander Jimmy (Midway) Stout shot what was believed in flight by his father Fieldy Stout to be the first Pallid Harrier ever seen in
|Pallid Harrier under-wing|
|Plenty of Willow Warblers around the Isle.|
|Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris Melanotos|
|Pectoral Sandpiper in the warm glow of evening light.|
|Pectoral Sandpipers are the most common North American wader species|
to occasionally visit the British Isles.
|Buff-Breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficullis|
another slightly rarer North American wader of note.
|Gannet - with my favourite 3rd year spotty plumage.|
|Sparrowhawk hunting in the Auld Haa Garden... |
Flew away with a Garden Warbler.
|White-tailed Garden Warbler |
Looks to be regrowing it's tail feathers which look to be lucistic?
|I'm going to break these chains and fly away...|