The Lesser Kestrel was still on the airfield, the Red-throated Pipit was still in the horse paddock behind the Garrison football pitch and a Hen Harrier flew over Gugh. 

Merlin was at Porth Hellick, a Cuckoo was at higher Moors and a Great Skua & 38 Great Northern Diver were off the Garrison. A White Wagtail was on Porthcressa beach, a Whinchat was at Salakee Farm and the male Pied Flycatcher & a Common Whitethroat were on the Garrison.

The Wood Warbler was still in bushes by Higher Moors pumping station and nearby the Golden Oriole was still at Porth Hellick with another at Trenoweth.

1000s of Common Dolphin (perhaps 4500) were seen off Peninnis.


A red letter day which showed how good Scilly can be in spring: in the allowed period of exercise during the current Covid-19 lockdown, one could start on the Garrison for the Red- Throated Pipit and then a brisk walk to the Porth Hellick areas would produce a Wood Warbler at Higher Moors Pumping Station, a Golden Oriole  on the Loop Trail, a Purple Heron on the Pool, an Eastern Subalpine Warbler behind the hides and over the hill the Lesser Kestrel on the Airfield. 

Elsewhere a Common Kestrel was at Trenoweth, a Merlin & another Golden Oriole were at Bar Point and a Hooded Crow & 18 Whimbrel were on the Golf Course.

Great Skua and still lots of Manx Shearwater Dolphin were off Peninnis. A Cuckoo was at Peacehaven, Watermill, 2 Common Swift were over Port Hellick, a Yellow Wagtail was at Lower Moors, and 4 Tree Pipit were at Trenoweth, with another on the Garrison. An unseasonal Fieldfare was on Peninnis, single Pied Flycatcher were on the Garrison & at Longstone and  Spotted Flycatcher were on Salakee Farm Track & at Longstone.

A Garden Warbler was in the roadside hedge between the Mount Todden Turning and Carn Vean, a Grasshopper Warbler and 3 Common Whitethroat were on the Garrison, with further birds on Peninnis & Bar Point.

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