Sunday 3rd October 2010 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – The Spotted Sandpiper & the Pectoral Sandpiper were still at Porth Hellick Pool and a Yellow-browed Warbler was nearby at the pumping station. A Barred Warbler & a Yellow-browed Warbler were on the Garrison. 2 Firecrest were in Carreg Dhu Gardens and another was in Holy Vale, where a Merlin flew over. A Great Northern Diver was off Bar Point, a Yellow Wagtail was on the airfield, a Lapland & a Snow Bunting were on Peninnis and another Snow Bunting was by the Woolpack Battery on the Garrison.

Tresco – A Spotted Crake, 3 Snow Buntings, a Turtle Dove, a Marsh Harrier, 4 Wigeon, 2 Pintail, a Little Grebe and a Whinchat. 2 Minke Whales were Northeast of Tresco, off Round Island.

St. Agnes – 6 Lapland Buntings.

Samson – The Spoonbill was still on Green Island.

St. Martin’s – 4 Snow Buntings, 3 Golden Plover, a Whinchat and a Sooty Shearwater flew past.

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