Wednesday 21st October 2009 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – A Pintail at Newford Duck pond, 3 Common Scoter in the roads, 6 Sooty Shearwaters & 2 Great Skuas past Peninnis, 3 Jack Snipe on Porth Hellick Pool and a juvenile Arctic Tern on the Beach. A Great Skua past Deep Point, 7 Bar-tailed Godwits at Bar Point and a summer plumage bird on Porthloo beach. A Common Redstart was at Borough Farm, a Ring Ouzel was on Porth Hellick Down, a Spotted Flycatcher at Rosehill and a Red- breasted Flycatcher at Mount Todden. A Yellow-browed Warbler & a Kingfisher in Lower Moors, a Water Pipit at Pelistry and a Common Rosefinch at Carn Gwaval. also on the island were 5 Lapwings, 2 Mediterranean Gulls, 10+ Black Redstarts and 12+ Firecrests.

Tresco – 6 Whooper Swans, 11 Wigeon, 2 Pintail, 2 Pochard, 2 Little Grebe, Ring Ouzel, Yellow-browed Warbler, Brambling and 3 Spoonbills flew over.

St. AgnesWhooper Swan, Little Grebe, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, Melodious Warbler, Firecrest, Rose-coloured Starling and Snow Bunting.

Samson – 2 Spoonbills.

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