Friday, August 18, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

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A Ruby Tiger Moth on the floor this morning ............Robin Mawer

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The 32,348 tons 450 passenger Cruise Ship " Seabourn Quest " at anchor in Crow Sound off Watermill today seen from Green Farm & Deep Point.........Robin Mawer

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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Some more moths in the kitchen this evening...I think they are....A Green Carpet , two different Grass Moths, a Double Stripped Pug and a Light Brown Apple moth.......Robin Mawer

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I found this Common Emerald Moth in our kitchen !......Robin Mawer

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Two Sooty Shearwaters on the sea and one of the many Great Shearwaters seen from last night's ( Tuesday's ) " Sapphire " pelagic trip about five miles south of the Islands.................Robin Mawer

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The late evening sky from last night's ( Tuesday's ) " Sapphire " pelagic trip about five miles south of the Islands.............Robin Mawer

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The largest of five Blue Sharks caught tagged and released on last night's ( Tuesday's ) " Sapphire " pelagic trip about five miles south of the Islands............Robin Mawer

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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Monday, August 14, 2017

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The Holland America Line's Cruise ship " Prinsendam " leaving the Roads in the rain at 4.40pm. this afternoon at the same time as Scillonian III . At 39,000 tons with 700 passengers she is the fourth largest Cruise ship for this year in Scilly !......Robin Mawer

Sunday, August 13, 2017

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Two different shades of Chicory flowers & a Yarrow flower on Tresco today........Robin Mawer

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Peninnis Sun 13th, Paula

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

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Sunset this evening from the Strand and a little bit later After Sun from Porthlow........Robin Mawer

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This Square Spot came into our kitchen this evening !!!............Robin Mawer

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Oh Dear , Autumn is here already !!! Autumn Ladies Tresses by the house this evening - I nearly got them with the mower !!!......Robin Mawer

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The large ( for Scilly ) German Cruise Ship " Artania " with up to 1200 passengers seen in Crow Sound this morning from Green Farm ( Watermill Cove ) and from Deep Point . She was launched in Feb.1984 and Christened by Princess Diana in Nov. 1984...........Robin Mawer

Friday, August 11, 2017

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One of the smaller Fastnet Race yachts passing south of St. Martins & some of the Eastern Islands late this evening seen from the " Sapphire" 6/7 miles south of there ...... Robin Mawer

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Some of the Clipper Round The World Race Yachts seen from Deep Point this afternoon on their way to Liverpool for the start..........Robin Mawer

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Pre Sunset from tonight's "Sapphire Pelagic" trip 5/6 miles south of the Islands ...........Robin Mawer

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One of the 30+ Cory's Shearwaters seen from tonight's "Sapphire Pelagic" trip 5/6 miles south of the Islands . Also seen were 2 Wilson's Petrels, 8 Great Shearwaters, 2 Sooty Shearwaters, 20 Storm Petrels. 2 Bonxies & 3 Blue Sharks + some Common Dolphins........Robin Mawer

Thursday, August 10, 2017

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Quick trip to St Martins on Wed. Paula