Sunday 20th September 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

St. Mary’s – The 3 juvenile Pectoral Sandpipers were still on Porth Hellick Pool, a Mediterranean Gull was in Porthcressa Bay, a Yellow-browed Warbler, a Firecrest & a Whinchat were at Higher Moors and 4 more Whinchats were at Bishop’s View.

St. Agnes – A Golden Oriole and a Yellow-browed Warbler.

Gugh – A Wryneck and a flyover Osprey.

Bryher – 4 Whinchats.

Teän – 3 Mediterranean Gulls.

Samson – A rare visit to the island produced a good selection of waders with 100+ Ringed Plovers, 200+ Sanderlings, 3 Bar-tailed Godwits, 5 Dunlins, 3 Curlews, a Whimbrel and a few Turnstones.

Inter-island waters – 2 Mediterranean Gulls were in Tresco Channel.