Monday 7th November 2011 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – The Wilson’s Snipe was till on the main pool in Lower Moors, 2 Black Redstarts were on Porthloo and a Short-eared Owl was at Content.

Tresco – On the Great Pool the White-rumped Sandpiper was at the west end and the Lesser Yellowlegs was on the east end, also on the Great Pool were 25 Redshanks and 12 Greenshanks. A first-winter American Herring Gull was on South Beach, 8 Lapwing were on Abbey Pool and a very late Willow Warbler was on Pool Road. Also on the island were 2 Black Redstarts, 4 Mediterranean Gulls, 2 Common Gulls, a Common Buzzard and 3 Fieldfare.

St. Agnes – The Central Asian Lesser Whitethroat was on rocks between Periglis & Porth Coose, the female Green-winged Teal was still on the Big Pool. A Yellow-legged Gull was on Burnt Island, a Ruddy Shelduck of unknown origin was with 7 Common Shelduck on Porth Killier and an Olive-backed Pipit was at Lower Town.

Samson – 2 Spoonbills.

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