Sunday 2nd September 2011 IoS Bird Report

St. Mary’s – The Northern Waterthrush was seen on the Project Poll for the first hour of daylight bur was not seen thereafter. The Lesser Yellowlegs was seen in Lower Moors and on Porth Mellon Beach and a Pectoral Sandpiper was at Porth Hellick. 4 Buff-breasted Sandpipers, a Little Bunting and a Short-toed Lark were on the airfield. Wrynecks were seen at High Lanes, Telegraph, Newford Duck Pond, Porth Minnick, Porthloo and Buzza Quarry. The Black Kite was still touring the island a Common Rosefinch & 4 Mediterranean Gulls were at Porthloo and a Black Redstart was on rocks near the Woolpack, Garrison.

Bryher – The Pallid Harrier was on the island before flying to Tresco.

St. Agnes – A late Common Swift and a Lapland Bunting.

Tresco – The Pallid Harrier, a Honey Buzzard, a Common Buzzard, 2 Pectoral Sandpipers and a Little Stint. 2 Red-throated Divers were between St. Helens and Round Island.

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