Tuesday 28th September 2010 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – The Spotted Sandpiper, a Pectoral Sandpiper,a Little Grebe and a Firecrest were at Porth Hellick. A Dotterel was on the Golf course,and a Yellow-browed Warbler & a Pied Flycatcher were in Holy Vale. A Wryneck was on the Garrison and another was seen from the ISBG hide in Lower Moors. An Icterine/ Melodious Warbler was in the Garrison Pines, where there were also 2 Spotted Flycatchers and a Common Redstart. A Hen Harrier flew over the Garrison and Pelistry mid morning before been seen in the afternoon on St. Martin’s. 4 Whinchat were on Higher Moors, 2 Ring Ouzel were at Carn Friars, a Mediterranean Gull was on Taylor’s Island, Porthloo and a Whimbrel was on Porthloo beach.

Tresco – 4 Turtle Doves and 7 Mediterranean Gulls.

Bryher – A Wryneck, 2 Whinchats, 2 Skylarks, and a Bar-tailed Godwit.

St. Martin’s – As well as the Hen Harrier mentioned above, there were 2 Golden Plovers, a Marsh Harrier, a Raven, a Pied Flycatcher and a Common Redstart.

Samson – The Spoonbill was still present.

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