Undoubtedly, the bird of the day was a Yellow-billed Cuckoo that was finally seen by multiple observers, with patience and luck it was possible to get reasonable views. Is spent most of the day in Lower Moors, where there was also a ridiculously tame Spotted Crake. The possible Green-winged Teal was still on Newford Duck Pond (its identity remains under discussion). A Honey Buzzard (a Scilly rarity) flew over St. Agnes and then around St. Mary’s.
A Pink-footed Goose was on St. Agnes. 2 Tufted Duck were on the Great Pool, Tresco, a Red-breasted Merganser was in Pentle Bay, Tresco, the 6 Spoonbill were still on Green Island, Samson, a Dotterel was near the Daymark on St. Martin’s, single Bar-tailed Godwits were on Tresco & St. Martin’s, 14 Mediterranean Gull were on the Great Pool, Tresco, 10 were in Porthcressa & 1 was in St. Mary’s Sound, a Yellow-legged Gull was in Porthcressa, a Turtle Dove was at Sandy Banks, with another on St. Agnes, Wrynecks were on Peninnis and Tresco, 2 Merlin were on St. Agnes, 1 was at Lower Moors & 1 was on St. Martin’s, the Red-backed Shrike was still by Old Town Church and another was found on Bryher, the Short-toed Lark & the Ortolan Bunting were still on Tresco Heliport, 4 Yellow-browed Warblers were on St. Mary’s, 3 on St. Agnes & 1 on Tresco, Garden Warblers were at Old Town Church & Sallyport, a Lesser Whitethroat was on the Garrison, 9 Firecrest were reported on St. Mary’s, 2 of which were ringed at Porth Hellick, 4 Pied Flycatchers were on St. Mary’s, a Red-breasted Flycatcher was on St. Agnes, the Black Redstart was still at Porth Minnick, Common Redstart were at Old Town Churchyard, Porth Minnick & St. Martin’s, there was still a scattering of Whinchat & Wheatear, a Yellow Wagtail was on St. Agnes, a Crossbill was in the pines on Porth Hellick Down, a Lapland Bunting & 2 Snow Buntings were on St. Martin’s.