Saturday 24th to Saturday 31st December 2016 IoS Bird Sightings

The Glaucous Gull was seen again at Morning Point, St Mary’s on Saturday (24/12).

The 2 Black-necked Grebes were again in Town Bay all week and at least 4 Slavonian Grebes were in Crow Sound.

An unseasonal Willow Warbler was at Little Porth on at least Wednesday (28/12), when the female Shoveler was seen again, this time at Porth Hellick.

2 Yellow-browed Warblers were seen near Shooters’ Pool on both Wednesday (28/12) and Friday (30/12), with 2 Firecrests on at least the first of those dates.

A Brent Goose was on Samson Flats on Thursday (30/12) along with 3 Spoonbills that remained until the end of the year, increasing to 4 on Saturday (31/12).