Friday 9th October 2009 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – 10 Whooper Swans, a Kingfisher,a Hobby & Green Sandpiper at Porth Hellick, a Tree Pipit at Carn Friars, 2 Yellow- browed Warblers on the Garrison, 2 in Lower Moors and 1 on Porth Hellick Loop. 3 Common Scoter were in the Roads, 3 Mediterranean Gulls were in Porthcressa Bay, where a Great Skua flew past and a RED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER was at Parting Carn Farm. Also on the island were 2 Common Redstarts, 3 Firecrests, 5 Whinchats, a Pied and 3 Spotted Flycatchers.

Tresco**LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER**, Spotted Crake & Little Grebe on Abbey Pool and 6 Wigeon, 2 Pintail, a Pochard, a Little Grebe and 26 Little Egrets on the Great Pool. Elsewhere on the island were 2 Common Redstart, 3 Lesser Redpoll and a Snow Bunting.

St. AgnesWryneckTAWNY PIPITCommon Redstart, Yellow-browed Warbler, 10 Firecrests, LITTLE BUNTING, ROSE-COLOURED STARLING and a Pied Flycatcher.

St. Martin’s – A Little Stint and a Firecrest.

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