Monday, 15 October 2007

Orkney, September 07

My fourth autumn visit to the island of Sanday to look for migrants and to get away from the human race. As usual it was often very windy, very wet and very frustrating. The gardens were devoid of migrants and after ten days i hadn't seen a single warbler. Things picked up slightly once the wind turned north-east but high pressure calmed everything down and i ended up with calm, sunny days and moonlit nights - not the best migrant finding conditions. But that said, it is a stunning place and one of the few places that isn't being ruined.
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1 comment:

  1. What a fantastic post, the wait was worth it. I thought that you must have packed the blog in! Great pictures ( photos and sketches) of a great location...