Saturday 4th December 2010 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – 3 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 7 Dunlin & 5 Common Gull at Porthloo. There was an impressive flock of waders on the airfield, with 300+ Golden Plovers, 50+ Lapwings, 20+ Ringed Plovers, 5 Dunlin, 5 Snipe and 3 Turnstones. At Porth Hellick there were 2+ Siberian Chiffchaffs, 2 Firecrest, a Common Buzzard, a Little Grebe, and a Jack Snipe. The Water Pipit & the Black Redstart were still on the beach below the quay car park, a Firecrest was in the Dump Clump and in Lower Moors were 5 Siberian Chiffchaffs and a Yellow-browed Warbler. A Black Redstart, 2 Shelduck, 2 Little Egret and 20 Sanderling were at Porthcressa.

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