2nd to 7th March 2016 IoS Bird Sightings

March 2

Tresco – An Iceland Gull and a Great Northern Diver.

March 3

Tresco – 2 Firecrests, an Iceland Gull and a Great Northern Diver.

St. Martin’s – 6 Whooper Swans & an adult Yellow-legged Gull and also a Short-eared Owl.

March 4

St. Mary’s – A Whimbrel at Morning Point on the Garrison.

Tresco – What were probably the same 6 Whooper Swans from St Martin’s flew over

March 5

St. Agnes – A Water Pipit was at Porth Killier.

Tresco – 2 juvenile Iceland Gulls.

Mar 6

Inter-island waters – The first-winter drake Surf Scoter was still near Guther’s Island in Crow Sound (between St. Mary’s & St. Martin’s).

St. Agnes – The Water Pipit was still at Porth Killier.

Mar 7

St. Mary’s – A Sanderling was on Porth Mellon beach, a Black Redstart & 4 Little Egrets were at Porthloo, a Redwing was in Lower Moors and a Firecrest was in the Dump Clump.