Friday 2nd October 2009 IoS Bird Reports

Tresco **LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER** still on Abbey Pool with PECTORAL SANDPIPER. Black-necked Grebe still present and Little Stint and Green Sandpiper (2). COMMON ROSEFINCH in a Quinoa field along Pool Road.

St. Mary’sLITTLE BUNTING at Carn Friars and a Mediterranean Gull near Hugh Town Quay.

St. AgnesRED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER still and Pied & Spotted Flycatchers. Elsewhere 2 MerlinsROSE-COLOURED STARLING, YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER and Mediterranean Gull.

BryherCommon Scoter offshore in Tresco Channel.

St. Martins – 9 Golden Plover, a Firecrest and YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER.

GughLesser Whitethroat.

Bishop Rock – 2 Purple Sandpipers.

Western RocksGreat Skua.

Shark fishing trip – 3 Arctic Skuas, 2 Minke Whale and 30 Common Dolphins.

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