Friday 4th November 2011 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – There were 9 Yellow-browed Warblers reported on the island. 2 Siberian Chiffchaffs were at Newford Duck Pond and another was in Lower Moors. Also in Lower Moors the Great Reed Warbler, ringed on Wednesday at Porth Hellick was relocated, the Dusky Warbler was still present and another Pallas’s Warbler was found. The Wilson’s Snipe in front of the ISBG hide, at first thought to be a different bird, was identified as the original bird, after examining photographs. An adult female Goshawk was reported flying low over Lower Moors Pool towards Rosehill. A Firecrest was in the Dump Clump and another was in trees opposite Sandy Banks. A late Whinchat was on Porth Mellon Beach and there were at least 15 Black Redstarts on beaches around the island.

St.Agnes – The Scaup and central Asian Lesser Whitethroat were still present.

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