Saturdays Birds were:
St Martin’s – The Rock Thrush was still at Bread and Cheese Cove until 15.45hrs at least when birders left the site. It was not seen again after this date. Nearby a Wryneck was at Carn Weathers and a Great Northern Diver was offshore.
St Mary’s – A Short-eared Owl was flushed on Porth Hellick Down.
Sunday’s Birds were:
St Agnes – A Pied Flycatcher and 2 White Wagtails
Tresco – 2 Whimbrels
St Mary’s – A Great Northern Diver was in the Roads
Tean – A drake Pintail
Inter-Island Waters – 9 Great Northern Divers in The Roads
Monday’s Birds were:
Bryher – A Little Tern, a Grey Plover and a Common Sandpiper
St Mary’s – The first Grasshopper Warbler of the year was at Lower Moors. A phylloscopus warbler giving mixed Chiffchaff/Willow Warbler song at Rosehill was thought to be a hybrid.
St Agnes – 3 Whimbrels
Tuesday’s Birds were:
St Mary’s – a female Marsh Harrier and Common Whitethroat were at Porth Hellick, a Siskin was in Hugh Town and three Ring Ouzels were on Porth Hellick Down. Another two birds were in Salakee Farm Fields
Bryher – A Long-eared Owl, 3 Grasshopper Warblers and 2 Ring Ouzels
Gugh – A Merlin and a Black Redstart
Tresco – 2 Common Sandpipers
St Martin’s – A Grasshopper Warbler