Scilly Excitement - 5th – 12th October 2019

Published by Christopher Hall (newhorizons6266 AT


The Sky Bus from Exeter descended through a thick white blanket of cloud to ‘drop in’ on a grey drizzle-soaked St. Mary’s, just like the many grounded migrants that land in the Scilly archipelago each Autumn.

Yesterday’s miserable grey sky was replaced by a full rainbow over the harbour this morning and then a happily blue sky all day long. With a report of a Spotted Crake, still showing “insanely well at Rosehill end of Lower Moors”, it was a no brainer that this would be our first target of the day.

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