Friday 10th December 2010 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – An Eider, 7 Common Scoters, 14 Great Northern Divers and a Slavonian Grebe on the sea viewed from Star Castle. Seen from Bar Point were another 15 Great Northern Divers, another Slavonian Grebe, 3 Whimbrel , 3 Bar-tailed Godwits and a third-winter Yellow-legged Gull. A Siberian Chiffchaff was at Porth Hellick and a Merlin was seen to catch a Turnstone on Porthloo Beach, the Turnstone managed to escape!

Bryher – A Black-necked Grebe near Hangman’s Island.

Samson – 2 Spoonbills on Green Island.

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