Wednesday 14th October 2009 IoS Bird Reports

There as been a reasonable influx of Redwing with a few Fieldfare and Siskin on the islands.

St. Mary’s – 10 Whooper Swans & a Kingfisher at Porth Hellick Pool, 5 Common Scoter & a Sandwich Tern in the Roads, A Rose-coloured Starling at Porth Minnick moving to Green Lane, Great Northern Diver off Peninnis, 2 Knot & 4 Bar-tailed Godwit on Porthloo Beach, Mistle Thrush on the Garrison, Common Redstart at Star Castle, Wryneck on the Airfield, Reed Bunting in Lower Moors, juvenile Arctic Tern in Old Town Bay and a Hen Harrier over St. Mary’s which then flew to St. Martin’s. Also on the island were 3 Yellow-browed Warblers, 12 Firecrests, 2 Lapwing, a Golden Plover, 6 black Redstarts and 6 Ring Ouzels.

Tresco – 8 Wigeon, 2 Pintail, 3 Little Grebe, Common Buzzard, a first winter Mediterranean Gull, 2 Black Redstarts, 3 Common Redstart, Ring Ouzel, Yellow-browed Warbler, 9 Lesser Redpoll and a Lapland Bunting.

St. Agnes – 5 Whooper Swans, Black Redstart, Common Redstart, 2 Ring Ouzel, Mistle Thrush, Melodious Warbler, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Firecrest & Rose-coloured Starling.

St. Martin’s*RADDE’S WARBLER* , LITTLE BUNTING, 3 Yellow-browed Warblers and Firecrest.

Bryher – 2 Lapwings, Richard’s Pipit, 2 Black Redstarts, Reed Bunting, Ring Ouzel, Mistle Thrush and Yellow-browed Warbler.

Samson – 4 SPOONBILL  and an adult Mediterranean Gull.

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