Thursday 19th May 2011 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – A Short-toed Lark flew from Deep Point towards Porth Hellick Down.

St. Martin’s – The shrike present since May 10 was identified as a Balearic Woodchat Shrike (form badius), only the second for Scilly and about the tenth for Britain. Also present were 2 Spotted Flycatchers, a Turtle Dove, a Common Buzzard, a Great Northern Diver offshore and an Osprey flying over the Daymark towards Cornwall.

Tresco – 2 Bar-tailed & Black-tailed Godwits, 30 Sanderling, a Dunlin, a Common Buzzard and a Marsh Harrier.

St. Agnes – There was a report of a Little Ringed Plover.

Annet – A Marsh Harrier.

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