Monday 5th September 2011 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – The Buff-breasted Sandpiper was still on the airfield and the first-summer female Woodchat Shrike was still in fields alongside the airport approach road. The Bee-eater was living up to its name and was seen catching bees near Porth Hellick House. A Kingfisher was on Porth Hellick Pool, 2 Great Skuas flew past Deep Point and a Pied & 2 Spotted Flycatchers were on the Garrison. A Curlew Sandpiper, 7 Dunlin, 50+ Sanderling and a second-winter Mediterranean Gull were on Porthloo Beach. 5 Mediterranean Gulls were at Porthloo.

St. Martin’s – An Ortolan Bunting.

Tresco – A juvenile Woodchat Shrike, a Wryneck, a Whinchat, a Common Redstart, a Spotted Flycatcher, a Kingfisher, a Mediterranean Gull, 19 Greenshanks, a Redshank, 3 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 Ruffs and 2 Black-tailed Godwits.

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