Thursday 16th – Sunday 19th January 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

Thursday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – The 2 Greenland White-fronted Geese were still at Porth Hellick.

Friday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – The 2 Greenland White-fronted Geese were still at Porth Hellick, the Rose-coloured Starling was still in the allotments opposite the incinerator. A Long-eared Owl was at Parting Carn and 2 Firecrests were in a flower field above Carreg Dhu Gardens.

St. Martin’s – A Short-eared Owl was on The Plains.

Inter-island waters – A Red-necked Grebe was between St. Helen’s and Teän.

Saturday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – The Rose-coloured Starling was still in the allotments opposite the incinerator and a juvenile Glaucous Gull was on the dump.

Inter-island waters – The Red-necked Grebe was still between St. Helen’s and Teän.

Sunday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – The Rose-coloured Starling was still in the allotments opposite the incinerator and the juvenile Glaucous Gull was on Newford Island, Porthloo. 2 Little Auks and 8 Great Northern Divers were off Innisidgen.

St. Martin’s – The Red-necked Grebe was off Lower Town.

Samson – 2 Spoonbills.

Inter-island waters – A Slavonian Grebe, a Black-throated Diver and 2 Great Northern Divers were between the Eastern Isles and St. Martin’s.

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