Sunday’s birds were:
St. Mary’s – The female Little Bittern was still on Lower Moors Pool.
St. Agnes – 4 Whimbrels, a Common Redstart and a Lesser Whitethroat.
Bryher – A real Scilly rarity – a Yellowhammer!
Monday’s birds were:
St. Mary’s – The female Little Bittern was still Lower Moors Pool.
St. Agnes – A Yellow Wagtail.
Tresco – 3 Whimbrels.
At sea – A Great Northern Diver, a European Storm Petrel and 3 Pomarine Skuas.
Tuesday’s birds were:
St. Mary’s – The female Little Bittern was still Lower Moors Pool and a Honey Buzzard flew over Lower Moors and Rocky Hills. A Woodchat Shrike was on Porth Hellick Down, 3 Golden Plovers were on the airfield and a Whimbrel was on Porthloo.
St. Martin’s – A Golden Oriole.
Wednesday’s birds were:
St. Mary’s – The female Little Bittern was still Lower Moors Pool and a female Marsh Harrier flew over the Garrison early morning and presumably the same bird was seen late afternoon at Porth Hellick. A drake Garganey was on Porth Hellick Pool and a Night Heron was in the ditch by the sluice from the pool to the sea. This Night Heron was a different bird to last week’s bird as it was fully winged and did not have a gap in the secondaries as the first one did. Nearby the a Whimbrel was on the beach. A Woodchat Shrike was seen again on Porth Hellick Down and a Whinchat was at Garrety’s Hole near Deep Point.
Tresco – A Honey Buzzard and a Bar-tailed Godwit.
Bryher – A Bar-tailed Godwit.
Teän – A Pintail.
Inter-island waters – 11 Great Northern Divers were in The Roads.