Sunday 31st December 2017 to Saturday 6th January 2018 IoS Bird Sightings

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Sunday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – A Glaucous Gull was of the Garrison at Morning point and a Yellow-legged Gull was at Porthloo.

St. Agnes – An Iceland Gull and a Glaucous Gull.

Monday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – A juvenile Kumlien’s Gull & a Glaucous Gull were at Porthloo and 2 Iceland Gulls were at Porthcressa/Morning Point. The 2 Black-necked Grebes & the Red-breasted Merganser were still in Hugh town Harbour, 3 Black Redstarts were at Little Porth and the Water Pipit was on Porth Hellick Beach.

St. Agnes – 2 Iceland Gulls, 3 Glaucous Gulls and a Yellow-legged Gull.

Tuesday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – The 2 Black-necked Grebes & the Red-breasted Merganser were still in Hugh town Harbour, a Glaucous Gull was at Porthcressa, an Iceland Gull was at the Municipal Dump and another was at Porthloo.

Tresco – An Iceland Gull, a Glaucous Gull, a Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Siberian Chiffchaffs.

Samson – 2 Spoonbills.

Wednesday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – The 2 Black-necked Grebes & the Red-breasted Merganser were still in Hugh town Harbour, a Glaucous Gull was at Morning Point and an adult Kumlien’s Gull was at Porthcressa.

St. Martin’s – A Snowy Owl was found on the west side of the island.

Thursday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – A Glaucous Gull was at Morning Point and an Iceland Gull was at Little Porth.

St. Martin’s – the Snowy Owl was still on the west side of the island.

Friday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – The adult Kumlien’s Gull was at Morning Point, an Iceland Gull was at Porthcressa and a Glaucous Gull flew over Hugh Town.

St. Martin’s – the Snowy Owl was still on the west side of the island.

Saturday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – 2 Iceland Gulls were on the island and the Water Pipit was still on Porth Hellick Beach.

St. Agnes – An Iceland and 2 Glaucous Gulls. A Short-eared Owl was found dead.

St. Martin’s – The Snowy Owl was still on the west side of the island.