Wednesday 4th May 2011 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – A bird found below the Lifeboat Station by a local was identified as a leucistic Wheatear a stunning individual. Elsewhere A Garden Warbler & a Spotted Flycatcher were in Carreg Dhu Gardens and a Whinchat was on Pungie’s Lane. A Ruff & a Common Sandpiper were on Porth Hellick Pool, a Ring Ouzel was on the Golf Course, a Turtle Dove was at the Riding Stables and a Hobby flew over Sunnyside.

Tresco – A Black-headed Wagtail was at the west end of the Great Pool and a Great White Egret flew east over the south side of the island. A female Redstart, a Merlin and a Turtle Dove were also on the island.

Bryher – 2 Grasshopper Warblers, a Yellow Wagtail and a Hobby.

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