Wednesday 18th March 2009 IoS Bird Reports

TrescoSand Martin (2) at New Grimsby. Also Barnacle Goose, Pintail (drk and 2 fem),  Jackdaw (2), Pied Wagtail and White Wagtail (7)on Simpson’s Field.  Sand Martin (5)and Whooper Swan at the Great Pool.  Ringed Plover (45), Dunlin Black-headed Gull (94),  Common Gull (4) and Sandwich Tern in Pentle Bay. Black Redstart (6) and Wheatear (6) on Castle Down. A Wheatear near Carn Near and Eider (fem) and Common Scoter (3) off Carn Near. (Thanks A.Hannington and R.Hathway) Red-necked Grebe still between Tresco and St Martin’s off Hedge Rock today (per J.Pender)

St Mary’sBrambling and Skylark (2) at Maypole (per K.Webb) Also Wheatear and Golden Plover on the Golf Course, Fieldfare at Parting Carn and Black Redstarts at High Lanes and  Porthlow Beach (2) (per W.Wagstaff)

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