Monday 2nd – The Hermit Thrush was still in the horse paddock at the bottom of Kittydown and the 2 Chough were seen on the Airfield, Porth Hellick Down & Peninnis.

Great Northern Diver were at Porthloo & 1 was in Hugh Town Harbour.

A rare trip to Tresco at this time of year produced a Pink-footed Goose, a Shoveler, 25 Teal, 3 Pochard, a Scaup, 2 Sparrowhawk, 25 Coot and 3 Siskin.

65 Sanderling, the German-ringed Ringed Plover & 6 Common Scoter  were at Porthloo, a Woodcock was at Porth Hellick and a about 1000 Gannet were seen off Deep Point.

Swallow was over Old Town and 10 Black Redstartwere on St. Mary’s.

Tuesday 3rd – The Hermit Thrush was still in the horse paddock at the bottom of Kittydown, this is the longest a bird has ever stayed in Britain. Will it be like the Northern Waterthrush in 2011 and overwinter?

Spoonbill were on Green Island, Samson, a Hen Harrier flew over the clubhouse on the Golf Course, the Pink-footed Goose was still on Tresco and there were 150+ Kittiwake between the Ganinicks and the Arthurs, Eastern Isles.

Kestrel, a Merlin, 8 Curlew, 40 Sanderling and 15 Ringed Plover (including the German ringed bird) were at Porthloo.

Black Redstart were on Porthloo Beach and another was in a garden on High Lanes.

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