Monday 13th September 2010 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – The Lesser Grey Shrike was still in the fields between the Airport and Old Town and 5 Lapland buntings were on Peninnis. 2 Common Swifts were over Porth Hellick Pool and a Citrine Wagtail was in Lower Moors before flying towards Old Town Beach. A Mediterranean Gull was on Taylor’s Island, Porthloo.

Tresco – The Wilson’s Phalarope was still on the Great Pool and a Pectoral Sandpiper and 2 Black-tailed Godwits were on Abbey Pool. Also on the island were 2 Bar-tailed Godwits, 3 Yellow Wagtails, 2 Whinchat, a Marsh Harrier, a Common Buzzard and a Kestrel.

St. Agnes – A Wryneck, a Hobby, an Icterine Warbler, a Yellow Wagtail and 7 Lapland Buntings.

The daytime pelagic produced 3 Grey Phalaropes, 6 European Storm-petrels, 10 Manx Shearwaters, a Balearic Shearwater, 3 Great Skua and about 100 Common Dolphins.

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