Tuesday 5th May 2009 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – Adult summer *BONAPARTE’S GULL* at Porthloo at 08:00hrs before flying off high over the Golf Course at 09:10hrs. RED-RUMPED SWALLOW over Helvear then over Watermill. (Later over Middletown St.Martin’s). Whimbrel (4; 2 at Morning Point; 1 Porthcressa and 1 Old Town), Summer plumage Golden Plover (1 Airport and 2 Peninnis), Iceland Gull still at Dump and Wheatear (15) at Airport and (3) at Porth Hellick beach.

TrescoLITTLE BUNTING still along Pool Road. White Wagtail at Simpson’s Field and Wigeon and Pochard (with 5 young).

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