Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th March 2016 IoS Bird Sightings

Tuesday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – A Black Redstart was at Little Porth.

St. Agnes – There was an obvious fall with 13 Black Redstarts and 5 Wheatears on the island.

Wednesday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – A Wheatear & a Skylark were on the Garrison, another Wheatear was at Deep Point and 2 Sand Martins were over Porth Hellick Pool.

Tresco – Birds seen on a sortie to the island included: the Greylag Goose, a drake Pintail, 8 Pochard (5 drakes & 3 females), a pair of Tufted Ducks, 2 Common Buzzards, a Grey Plover, 5 Greenshanks, 4 Redshanks, an Iceland Gull, 14 White & 3 Pied Wagtails, 2 Black Redstarts, a Wheatear, 4 Fieldfares and a Firecrest