Thursday 24th May 2012 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – The Short-toed Lark was still on the Airfield and a Red-rumped Swallow was between Innisidgen and Bar Point. The Pink-footed Goose & a Golden Oriole were at Salakee and a Nightjar was singing in the pine belt between Longstone & Sandy Lane at dusk.

St. Agnes – A real Scilly rarity, a Stone Curlew was on Wingletang at 06:30 a.m. before flying off west.

Tresco – A Woodchat Shrike was near the wood pile above South Beach.

St. Martin’s – A Golden Oriole was on The Plains above Middle Town.

Samson – A female Marsh Harrier.

Bryher – A Tree Pipit, 3 Spotted Flycatchers, 3 Lesser Redpolls, a Hooded Crow and a Turtle Dove.

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