Yesterday’s Black and White Warbler was seen briefly but well in flight by only one birder, despite extensive searching.
A probable Yellow-billed Cuckoo was seen flying in off the sea by a local birders wife, on the west side of Peninnis. It dropped into a field with with gorse bushes and could not be relocated.
There was no sign of the Blue Rock Thrush.
3 Common Scoter flew past Peninnis, 11 Sooty & 17 Balearic Shearwaters flew past St. Agnes, a Spoonbill was on Green Island, Samson, the Dotterel& Buff-breasted Sandpiper were again on the airfield, the Jack Snipe was still on Porth Hellick Pool, a Grey Phalarope flew past St. Agnes, 5 Mediterranean Gulls were on the Great Pool, Tresco, 3 Great Skuas flew past Peninnis, an Arctic Skua flew past the Garrison, a Merlin was on the Garrison, the Short-toed Lark & the Ortolan Bunting were still on Tresco Heliport, single Yellow-browed Warbler were in Lower Moors, Carreg Dhu Gardens & on St. Agnes, the Melodious Warbler was still in the field next to Old town Churchyard, 2 Firecrest were in Carreg Dhu Gardens, 1 was at Carn Friars & 1 was on St. Martin’s , the Cetti’s Warbler was still by Porth Hellick, single Pied Flycatchers were in the “Dump Clump & on St. Martin’s, an elusive Red-breasted Flycatcher was in the Parsonage, St. Agnes, a Common Redstart was on St. Martin’s. there was a handful of Wheatears & Whinchats, single Yellow Wagtails were on the airfield & at Parting Carn, 40+ White Wagtail were on the airfield, a Lapland Bunting was on the airfield & 1 was on St. Agnes, a Snow Bunting was on St. Martin’s.