Western Bonelli’s Warbler – 1 was still at Higher Town, St. Martin’s.

Baird’s Sandpiper – A wader that was probably this species was seen on Porth Hellick Beach before promptly disappearing.

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – 1 on Peninnis moved to the airfield and then back to Peninnis.

Coal Tit – The first record since 2008 of this genuine Scilly rarity was seen near the Seven Stones Inn on St. Martin’s.

Ortolan Bunting – 1 was still at Little Porth and another was on the Golf Course, near the clubhouse.

Red-breasted Flycatcher – 1 was on the Porth Hellick Loop Trail.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 2 Higher Moors, 1 Lower Moors and 1 on the Garrison.

Dotterel – 1 on Peninnis moved to the airfield and then back to Peninnis.

Great Spotted Woodpecker – This Scilly rarity was seen again at Longstone.

Spoonbill – 1 on Samson.

Pink-footed Geese – 8 on Tresco.

Sooty Shearwater – 7 were seen from the Scillonian on the Penzance to St. Mary’s Crossing.

Tufted Duck – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Common Scoter – A female was off St. Martin’s.

Little Egret – 10 in Tresco.

Hobby – 1 was seen over the airfield and then over Lower Moors.

Merlin – A male and female on, St.Mary’s.

Grey Plover – 2 on Samson.

Jack Snipe – 1 on Porth Hellick Pool.

Kingfisher – 1 Old Town Bay.

Common Redstart – 1 at Porth Hellick.

Firecrest – 1 was in Old Town Churchyard and 2 were on the Garrison.

Pied flycatcher – 1 on Tresco and 1 on St. Martin’s.

Siskin – 9 were in a garden at Holy Vale.

Lapland Bunting – 1 was on St. Martin’s

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