Thursday 14th October 2009 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s*RED-THROATED PIPIT* at Bant’s Carn and *RADDE’S WARBLER* at Carreg Dhu, 10 Whooper Swans, a Kingfisher & a Jack Snipe at Porth Hellick, 3 Bar-tailed Godwits at Porthloo Beach 5 Common Scoter in the Roads, a Wryneck near the Airfield turning circle, a second-winter Mediterranean Gull off the quay and a Common Rosefinch on Peninnis. Also on the island were 5 Lapwing, 13 Black Redstarts, 4 Common Redstarts, 3 Ring Ouzels, 6 Mistle Thrushes, 3 Yellow-browed Warblers and 11 Firecrests.

Tresco – 8 Wigeon, 2 Pintail, 2 Little Grebe, Common Buzzard, an adult Mediterranean Gull, Black Redstart, Wryneck, Ring Ouzel, Yellow-browed Warbler and a Lapland Bunting.

St. Agnes – 5 Whooper Swans, Little Grebe, Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Bar-tailed Godwits, Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest, Rose-coloured Starling,a Red-breasted, a Spotted and 2 Pied Flycatchers.

St. Martin’s – *RADDE’S WARBLER*, LITTLE BUNTING, Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest, Golden Plover, Jack Snipe, 7 Bar-tailed Godwits, 2 Common Redstarts, 4 Ring Ouzel, 2 Mistle Thrushes and this autumn’s first Brambling.

BryherRose-coloured Starling.

Samson – 4 Spoonbills on Stone Island.

Bishop Rock – 2 Purple Sandpipers and a Black Redstart.

At sea – 3 Sooty Shearwaters, 5 Great Skuas, a Little Gull, a Common Gull and 2 Puffins.

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