Monthly Bird Review – October 2009

October 2009 will no doubt class in many birders minds as one of the worst Scilly seasons on record as far as rare birds are concerned.  The beauty of the islands and the great atmosphere that is experienced annually at this time of year though, still makes the journey to the Scillys worth while and whilst there were no ‘megas’ there were still plenty of scarce migrants to keep you ‘ticking over’. (more…)