Wednesday 31st August 2011 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – A Yellow-legged Gull and 2 Mediterranean Gulls were off Morning Point, the Garrison. The juvenile Woodchat Shrike was still in the goat field below the airport, a Yellow Wagtail was at Porth Hellick and single Tree Pipits were seen at Parting Carn and Carn Friars Farm. An Ortolan Bunting was on the Golf Course and for once, the Bee-eater showed well spending over 3 hours on Wires & trees in a field between Borough Farm and Maypole.

Tresco – 5 Black-tailed Godwits, a Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Ruff and a Tree Pipit.

St. Agnes – An Ortolan Bunting was briefly on the cricket pitch and a first-winter Citrine Wagtail showed well on the Big Pool in the evening.

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