A wet and misty day with most birders leaving the islands on the last Scillonian crossing of the year because Saturday’s sailing was cancelled due to predicted bad weather. Consequently reports were greatly reduced.
Lesser Yellowlegs – 1 still on Abbey Pool, Tresco
Dusky Warbler – 1 still between Porthloo and Porth Thomas in hedge behind the boatsheds and 1 on Barnaby Lane, St. Agnes
Cattle Egret – 8 on St. Agnes and another 8 on Bryher moving to Tresco. 16 in Total?
Glossy Ibis – 1 still in a field with cows at Green Lane
Little Bunting – 1 still in a field just north of Old Grimsby, Tresco
Dartford Warbler – 1 showed briefly behind the cricket pitch on St. Agnes
Greylag Goose – 1 in the field opposite the lane to Carn Vean Café
White-fronted Goose – 1 in the field opposite the lane to Carn Vean Café
Shelduck – 3 on the Great Pool, Tresco at dusk
Great Northern Diver – 1 Porth Cressa
Jack Snipe – 1 on Lower Moors Pool
Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porth Cressa
Iceland Gull – 1 on Abbey Pool, Tresco
Great Skua – 2 from the last St. Mary’s to Penzance Scillonian III crossing of the year. They were seen between Scilly and the Wolf Lighthouse i.e. in the Scilly recording area.
Red-backed Shrike – 1 Still behind Longstone Lodge
Hooded Crow – 1 still on Tresco
Yellow-browed Warbler – 4 St. Mary’s, 2 Tresco and 1 St. Martin’
Whitethroat – 1 still at the back of Pelistry Beach
Firecrest – 1 Rocky Hills, 1 north side of the Great Pool, Tresco
Yellow Wagtail – 2 Pelistry Riding Stables