Friday 16th September 2011 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – The Solitary Sandpiper was till at Newford duck Pond and nearby the Bee-eater was at Watermill. 19 Pale-bellied Brent Geese were in Old town Bay and Wrynecks were at Deep Point, Giant’s Castle &F Porth Hellick, the latter was trapped and ringed. 3 Buff-breasted Sandpipers & a Dotterel were on the airfield and the juvenile Woodchat Shrike was still on the Garrison. The Pectoral Sandpiper was at Lower Moors and late in the evening a *Northern Waterthrush* was found there.

Tresco – 5 Pectoral Sandpipers were still on the two pools and 2 Pale-bellied Brent Geese were on the island.

St. Agnes – The Pectoral Sandpiper & the Baird’s Sandpiper were still on the Big Pool and 3 Pale-bellied Brent Geese were seen from the Turk’s Head pub!

Bryher – 9 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, a Wryneck and a Red-backed Shrike.

St. Martin’s – A juvenile Rose-coloured Starling and 3 Lapland Buntings.

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