Tuesday 12th May 2009 IoS Bird Reports

St Mary’s – *RED-RUMPED SWALLOW* at Peninnis Head at 14.55hrs when it flew towards Buzza Hill and could not be relocated.  Marsh Harrier over Telegraph early afternoon. Iceland Gull (2) on Porthloo Beach this evening and Med Gull at Watermill.

St Agnes*RED-THROATED PIPIT* (summer plumage)at Porth Coose and showing well. Also Lapland Bunting by sluice this evening. Hobby over Covean at 13.50hrs. Little ringed Plover flew towards Porth Killier at 11.30hrs. Marsh Harrier over cricket pitch late morning and Spotted Flycatchers at the Parsonage and at Chapel Fields.

BryherWOODCHAT SHRIKE (male) again still at Vine farm this morning. Also Spotted Flycatcher (21) on island today (per Higgo)

TrescoBlue-headed Wagtail at NW end of Great pool at Simpson’s Field late morning. Black-tailed Godwit (2) on Great Pool

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