Sunday 19th to Saturday 25th November 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

Sunday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – The only report was of the Dusky Warbler still at Higher Moors.

Monday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – A Red Kite flew over Normandy, the Dusky Warbler was still at Higher Moors along with a Siberian Chiffchaff, a male Ring Ouzel was in a field on Carn Friars Farm, the Water Pipit was still on Porth Hellick Beach and a Black-necked Grebe was in Town Bay.

Tuesday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – The Dusky Warbler was still at Higher Moors, the Water Pipit was still on Porth Hellick Beach and the male Ring Ouzel was still at Carn Friars Farm,
There were 2 Black-necked Grebes in Town Bay are these the birds that were at the same site last winter?

Wednesday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – 2 Red Kites were over Lunnon Farm, the 2 Black-necked Grebes were still in the harbour and a Black Redstart was on Town Beach, The Dusky Warbler and the Great Spotted Woodpecker were still at Higher Moors.

Thursday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – A Red Kite flew over Higher Moors and appeared to land in Holy Vale. The Dusky Warbler was still at Higher Moors and the Water Pipit was still on Porth Hellick Beach. the 2 Black-necked Grebes in the harbour were joined by a Red-breasted Merganser.

Friday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – The Red Kite was over Telegraph, the Water Pipit was still on Porth Hellick Beach and the Dusky Warbler was still at Higher Moors. The Red-breasted Merganser and the 2 Black-necked Grebes were still in Hugh Town Harbour. A late Swallow flew past Porthcressa.

Saturday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – The Red Kite was seen in several locations on the island and the Water Pipit was still on Porth Hellick Beach. The 2 Black-necked Grebes were still in Hugh Town Harbour and the Ring Ouzel was still in a field on Carn Friars Farm.