Sunday 26th April 2009 IoS Bird Reports

St Mary’sTEMMINCK’S STINT again today on Airfield at 12.30hrs. Whimbrel (40) on Porthloo Beach this morning and Iceland Gull (2) at dump this afternoon. Corn Bunting (2) still at Porth Minnick and Hen Harrier (ringtail) over Golf Course this afternoon. Elswhere, Wheatear (20) in Giants Castle area, Lesser Whitethroat at Porthloo and Common Sandpiper at Carn Leh. Common Swift (2) over Porth Hellick this afternoon and Long-eared Owl at Star Castle tonight.

St Martin’sWOODCHAT SHRIKE still in gorse above middle of Great Bay this afternoon. Hen Harrier (ringtail) between Lower Town and Middle Town this afternoon. Also Sanderling (90) and Whimbrel (21).

TrescoPintail (drk) still on Great Pool and Whimbrel (4).

(Thanks A.Hannington and R.Mawer)

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