Monday 21st September 2009 IoS Bird Reports

ScillyPelagic **BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS** (sub ad) 2mls south of St Mary’s from Pelagic today. Subsequently seen from Peninnis Head, St Mary’s this evening tho distant. Pelagic trip to see this bird leaving St Mary’s at 09.30hrs tomorrow (£25 per person).

St Mary’sWRYNECK still on The Garrison on wall west of Morning Point Battery at 1750hrs  briefly. YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER on The Garrison at Lower Broome Platform at 1000hrs and Redstart. Also Whimbrel (2). Probable Golden Oriole at Holy Vale mid morning. Bar-tailed Godwit (7) at Porthloo and Whinchat (8) at Bant’s Carn. Yellow Wagtail (4) flew over the Quay.

St. Agnes – 9 Redshank, 20 Curlew, 2 Ruff and 4 Yellow Wagtails.

Bryher – MELODIOUS WARBLER and Spotted Flycatcher.

Tresco – 2 Pintail, 9 Wigeon, 24 Redshank, 12 Greenshank, Whinchat, 3 Sparrowhawk and a Kestrel.

Daytime pelagic – 8 Sooty Shearwaters, 5 Great Skuas and a dark phase adult Arctic Skua.

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