Friday 16th October 2009 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s*RADDE’S WARBLER* at Sandy Lane, *RED-THROATED PIPIT*over Longstone, COMMON ROSEFINCH Porthloo and 10 Whooper Swans, 2 Jack Snipe & Kingfisher at Porth Hellick Pool. 5 Common Scoter in the Roads, a Spotted Flycatcher at Harry’s Walls, 4 Lapwing over Lunnon, a Jack Snipe on Shooters’ Pool, Black-tailed Godwit at Innisidgen, 4 Bar-tailed Godwits at Porthloo and a Woodcock on the Garrison. Common Redstarts at Borough Farm & Porthloo, Wryneck on the coastal path near the airfield turning circle. Adult Mediterranean Gull past Peninnis and a second-winter in the Roads. Also on the island were 13 Firecrests, 3 Yellow-browed Warblers 6 Black Redstarts and 5 Ring Ouzels.

TrescoCOMMON ROSEFINCH, 9 Wigeon, 2 Pintail, 3 Pochard, 2 Little Grebe, second-winter Mediterranean Gull, Common Redstart, Lapland Bunting and Brambling.

St. Agnes – 5 Whooper Swans, Little Grebe, one each of Spotted, Pied & Red-breasted Flycatcher, Rose-coloured Starling, Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Bar-tailed Godwits, Kingfisher, Wryneck, 7 Black Redstarts, Common Redstart, Ring Ouzel, Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest.

St. Martin’s*RADDE’S WARBLER* at Little Arthur Farm, Little Bunting, Firecrest, Yellow-browed Warbler, Common Redstart, Mediterranean Gull and 8 Bar-tailed Godwits.

BryherRing-billed Gull, Rose-coloured Starling, Yellow-browed Warbler, Ring Ouzel, Golden Plover and Great Crested Grebe off Spencer’s Ledge.

Samson – 4 Spoonbills, Black Redstart and 2 Shelduck.

Gugh Ring Ouzel.

Western Rocks Purple Sandpiper.

Eastern Isles – 4 Black Redstart.

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