Thursday (29/04)

Red-footed Falcon –  The female found on Monday was seen again again near the Old Quay, St. Martin’s

Purple Heron – 1 in flight over Lower Moors towards the airport appeared to land before Old Town Lane

Cattle Egret –  1 in a field north of Racket Town Lane, Tresco, 2 in the field in front of Longstone Café

Richard’s Pipit – 1 still on Bryher behind Great Bay/ Rushy Bay

Golden Oriole –  A female at Higher Town, St. Martin’s-,  a female flew from the loop trail towards the pool at Porth Hellick

Eider – A drake in Little Bay, St. Martin’s

Swift – 11 along the coastal path from Juliet’s Garden to the bottom of the Golf Course, 1 over Garn Gwaval, 1 over Higher Town, St. Martin’s

Cuckoo – 1 flew south over the Great Pool, Tresco, 1 Shipman Head Down, Bryher

Black-throated Diver – A summer plumage bird in Bull’s Porth, St. Martin’s (photo)

Whimbrel – 4 Porth Hellick Bay

Purple Sandpiper – 5 Little Bay, St. Martin’s

Iceland Gull – 1 at Porthloo, 1 Little Bay, St. Martin’s

Jackdaw – 2 Little Arthur Farm, St. Martin’s

Grasshopper Warbler – 1 in the pines on the bay side of Porth Hellick, 1 reeling by the entrance road to the Golf Course

Ring Ouzel – A male on the seaward side of Star Castle

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 in elms by the pond by cricket pitch on St. Martin’s (photo)

White Wagtail – 2 Great Pool, Tresco

Tree Pipit – 2 between the town and Popplestone Bay, Bryher

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