Saturday (04/01)

On Tresco the 6 Brent Geese were in Rushy Porth, the Pink-footed Goose  was still by St. Nicholas’s Church, 3 Shoveler, 2 Wigeon, a drake Pintail, and the drake Scaup were still on the Great Pool, 7 Great Northern Diver were in Pentle Bay & 5 were off Carn Near and a Black Redstart was at New Grimsby.

On St. Mary’s the Black-necked Grebe was still in the Harbour, the ring-tailed Hen Harrier flew over the school, the 2 Chough were on Porth Hellick Down, a Raven was at Bar Point and a Firecrest was at Longstone.

There was a report of a PALLAS’S WARBLER  from a back garden overlooking the Dump Allotments. Although seen by a non-birder, she gave a good description including the crown stripe.

Sunday (05/01)

Brent Geese and 3 Great Northern Diver  were on the sea, viewed from the Bar. Pendrathen area. Another Great Northern Diver & the Black-necked Grebe were in Hugh Town Harbour and 2 Spoonbill were on Green Island, Samson. 

Short-eared Owl was on Peninnis, the 2 Chough were on Toll’s Island before flying to Porth Hellick Down and a Black Redstart was at Porthloo.

Monday (06/01)

Very few reports, a Woodcock & an Owl species were flushed from Broom Platform, the 2 Chough were at Deep Point and a Firecrest was at Sallyport.

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