Thursday – The Lesser Kestrel was still on Porth Hellick Down. Around 30 Sand Martins were on St.Mary’s and single Swallow were seen at Longstone & Porth Hellick.
A Firecrest and a Siskin were at Longstone.
Friday – The Lesser Kestrel and a Woodcock were still on Porth Hellick Down.
Saturday – The Lesser Kestrel was still on Porth Hellick Down and a Short-eared Owl was at Mount Todden. There was an arrival of Wheatear with 20+ on the Garrison, 2 on Porthloo Beach and 1 at Halangy down. 10 Manx Shearwater were off Deep Point, 12 alba Wagtail were on Kittydown and 3 Sand Martin were at Mount Todden, with another 2 on Kittydown. When the wind veered to the east there was a small fall of winter thrushes, 100 Redwing were at Salakee Farm & 30 were on Kittydown, 12 Fieldfare were at Mount Todden & 8 were at Salakee Farm. A Cetti’s Warbler was singing at the Project Pool (between the Dump Clump and Lower Moors).
Sunday – The Lesser Kestrel was seen at Porth Hellick Down & Deep Point. The Short-eared Owl was ranging from Carn Friars to Tremelethen and was later seen hunting the fields between the airport & Ennor Close, Old Town. A Great Northern Diver was close inshore at Porthcressa and 3 were between the Hats Buoy and the Eastern Isles. 2 Sandwich Tern that flew past the Eastern Isles were the first of the year.A Bar-tailed Godwit was on Pilchard Pool, Porthcressa, 3 Golden Plover & a Merlin were on the airfield and a Sparrowhawk was at Watermill. A pair of Raven were displaying over Innisidgen and the 2 Chough were seen on Peninnis and over Hugh Town. About 12 Sand Martin were on the island, a Swallow was at Carn Friars and a White Wagtail was at Porth Hellick. 10+ Wheatear were on the airfield & 3 were on Peninnis and single Black Redstart were seen at Porthcressa Beach, Pelistry Beach, Giant’s Castle, Carn Friars & in a High Lanes garden. 30+ Redwing were in Lower Moors and 40 flew from Tremelethen towards Salakee. A Firecrest was at Carn Friars, single Willow Warbler were seen at Porth Hellick & Lower Moors and the Cetti’s Warbler was by the Dump Clump.