The Blue Rock Thrush continued to show on and off on the Garrison and both Red-eyed Vireos were still present, one at Old Town Church & the other near the Coastguard Cottages on Tresco.
What was assumed to be Friday’s Rustic Bunting was reported on Tresco but a photo claiming to be the bird posted on the WhatsApp group was of a Little Bunting, whether it was a case of misidentification or 2 birds were involved is open to conjecture. The Blue-winged Teal was still on Porth Hellick Pool and the Green-winged Teal was still on Newford Duckpond.
Seemingly new in were a Red-throated Pipit in the Standing Stoned Field, Lower Moors, a White-rumped Sandpiper at Toll’s Porth ( which is below Bant’s Carn) and a Great White Egret at New Grimsby, Tresco.
The 2 Pink-footed Geese were still at Kittydown, a Tufted Duck & a Scaup were on the Great Pool, Tresco, 2 Red-throated Diver were near the Eastern Isles, 1 was in Porthcressa & 1 was on the Great Pool, Tresco, a Spoonbill was on Green Island, Samson, the Spotted Crake was still in Lower Moors, 7 Bar-tailed Godwit were on Green Island, Samson, 3 Mediterranean Gull were off Bant’s Carn & 1 was off the Garrison, the Turtle Dove was still at Sandy Banks, a Red-backed Shrike was on Peninnis, single Short-toed Larks were still on Tresco Heliport & along Pungies Lane, 4 Yellow-browed Warbler were on St.Mary’s & 1 was on Tresco, a Melodious Warbler was in Old Town Churchyard, the Cetti’s Warbler was still at Porth Hellick, 6 Firecrest were on St. Mary’s, 12 Redwing were on Tresco, 3 flew over Longstone & 4 were t Carn Friars, the Red-breasted Flycatcher was still in the Dump Clump, a Redstart was at Porth Hellick, 2 Whinchat were on St. Mary’s & 2 were on Tresco, 14 Wheatear were reported across St. Mary’s, a Richard’s Pipit was on the airfield, a Lapland Bunting was on the airfield, a Snow Bunting flew along Porthcressa Beach & another was on the air fled.