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Isles of Scilly Wildlife - 2012

Isles of Scilly      July 6th to 13th 2012

 

I spent this week walking and exploring three of the islands.  My main interest was photographing the wildlife. Staying on the smallest of the inhabited islands, Bryher.  I used this as a base to walk round the islands of Bryher, St Agnes and St Martin's.  The main islands of St Mary's and Tresco were left for another visit. Here is a collection of some of the photos that I took of  the wildlife seen.   To see some of the general photographs I took go to  VIEWS OF THE SCILLY ISLES



Wildlife of the Isles of Scilly.


Photographs of Birds seen.

 Fulmar      Fulmarus glacialis
 
 

Gannet      Sula bassana
 
 

Cormorant      Phalacrocorax carpo


 Shag      Phalacrocorax aristotelis


 Peregrine      Falco peregrinus

 
Great Black-backed Gull      Larus marinus


 Lesser Black-backed Gull      Larus fuscus


 Herring Gull      Larus argentatus


 Razorbill      Alca torda


 Guillemot      Uria aalge


Puffin      Fratercula arctica
 
 

Wren      Troglodytes troglodytes


 Blackbird      Turdus merula


Song Thrush      Turdus philomelos
 
 

 House Sparrow      Passer domesticus

 
Photographs of Animals seen.

Atlantic Seal      Halichorus grypus

Photographs of Plants seen.
Aeonium cuneatum
 

Bell Heather       Erica cinerea

 
 Bittersweet or Woody Nightshade     Solanum dulcamara
 
 
 Bramble           Rubus 'fruticosus'


 Buck's-horn Plantain       Plantago coronopus

  

Cat's-ear          Hypochaeris radicata
 


  
Common Bird's-foot-trefoil       Lotus corniculaus


 
Common Scurveygrass      Cochlearia officnalis


  
Common Toadflax       Linaria vulgaris


 Common vetch       Vicia sativa
 
 

 Corn Marigold      Chrysanthemum segetum
 
 
 
Cow Parsley         Anthriscus sylvestris


 
Curled Dock       Rumex crispus
 

Devil's-bit Scabious       Succisa pratensis
 

English Stonecrop       Sedum angelicum


 
Eyebright          Euphrasia tetraquetra
 

  
Foxglove          Digitalis purpurea

 
Frosted Orache       Atriplex laciniata


   Hairy Tare       Vicia hirsuta
 

 Hare's-foot Clover       Trifolium arvense
   

Hebe               Scropbulariaceae Sp.
 

 Hedge Bindweed       Calystegia sepium
 
 

 Honeysuckle      Lonicera pericclymemum


 
Hottentot-fig       Carpobrotus edulis

  
Ladies Bedstraw       Galium verum
 

 Lesser Centaury       Centaurium pulchellum
 

Lesser Sea-spurrey       Spergularia marina
 

 Ling       Calluna vulgaris
 

Lousewort       Pedicularis sylvatica
   

 NZ Flax       Phormium enax
 
 

 Pennywort       Umbilicus rupestris
 
Pink-sorrel       Oxalis articulata

    

 Red Campion       Silene dioica

 

Red Clover       Trifolium pratense
   

 Rock Sandfire       Crithmum maritimum
 

 
 Round-leaved mint      Mentha suaveolens
 

 Scarlet Pimpernel       Anagallis arvensis
 
 

Sea Beet       Beta vulgaris
   
 
Sea Bindweed       Calystegia soldanella
 

Sea holly       Eryngium maritimum


 
Sea Mayweed      Tripleurospermum maritimum
 
 
Sea Rocket       Cakile maritima
 

Sea Spleenwort       Asplenium marinum
 

Sea Spurge      Euphorbia paralias
 

 Smooth Sow-thistle       Sonchus oleraceus


Spear Thistle       Cirsium vulgare
 

 Tamarisk       Tamarix gallica


Thrift       Armeria maritima
 

 Thyme-leaved Sandwort       Arenaria serpyllifolia


Tormentil       Potentilla erecta
 
 
Tree-mallow       Lavatera arborea
 

Tufted Vetch       Vicia cracca
 

Western Clover      Trifolium occidentale
 

Western Gorse      Ulex gallii
 

Western Raming-fumitory       Fumaria accidentalis
 

Wild Madder       Rubia peregrina  
 

Wild Privet       Ligustrum vulgare


Wild Thyme       Thymmus polytrichus


Wood Sage       Teucrium scorodonia


Yarrow       Achillea millefolium


Yellow Horned-poppy       Glaucium flavum
 

Lichens