Curlew Sandpiper (M.Goodey)

St. Mary’s -There were plenty of common migrants around with 150+ Blackcaps, 50+ Sedge Warblers, 50+ Chiffchaffs, 30+ Willow Warblers, Whinchats into double figures and a scattering of Spotted Flycatchers on the island. The Melodious Warbler was re-trapped at Porth Hellick, where there were also 3 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 Black-tailed Godwits, a Yellow Wagtail and a Reed Bunting. A Wryneck and 4 species of falcon (Merlin, Kestrel, Hobby & Peregrine) were at Content Farm. A Wood Warbler & a Firecrest were in Holy Vale, a juvenile Rose-coloured Starling was at Pelistry Farm, a Black-necked Grebe & 3 Mediterranean Gulls were at Porthloo, 2 Wrynecks were at the Riding Stables and another was at Buzza.

St. Agnes – 6 Curlew Sandpipers a Little Stint, a Honey Buzzard, an Osprey, 4 Whinchats, 2 Spotted Flycatchers, a Common Redstart and a Common Rosefinch.

Tresco – 2 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 Little Stints, a Spotted Redshank and a Spotted Crake.

Bryher – A Wryneck, 6 Whinchats, 5 Spotted Flycatchers and a Pied Flycatcher.

St. Martin’s – A Wryneck.

Samson – A Mediterranean Gull.


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