Tuesday (05/04) 

Hawfinch – 1 again in a garden behind Star Castle.

Garganey – The drake was still on Porth Hellick Pool.

Pintail – 1 on Bryher Pool.

Jack Snipe – 1 at Lower Moors Pool

Sand Martin – 2 over Porth Hellick Pool.

Hooded Crow – 1 on the Airfield.

Siberian Chiffchaff – An unringed bird was at Little Porth.

Black Redstart – 2 Little Porth.

Wednesday (06/04)

Hooded Crow – A cracking example of this Scilly rarity frequented the a field at Normandy (photo).

Swallow – 1 at Little Porth.

Siberian Chiffchaff – 2 at Little Porth.

Redwing – 1 in the paddock at the bottom of Rocky Hill.

Black Redstart – 1 Little Porth.

Thursday (07/04)

Eider – A female off Carn Near, Tresco.

Little Egret – 1 Old Town Bay.

Hooded Crow – 1 in a field near Maypole.

Siberian Chiffchaff – 2 still at Little Porth.

Redwing – 1 in the horse paddock opposite the pumping station at the Old Town end of Lower Moors.

Black Redstart – 1 Little Porth.

Brambling  2 in a paddock on Kittydown.

Friday (08/04)

Cattle Egret – 1 flew over Old town Church and landed in a field with cows at Parting Carn Farm

Purple Sandpiper – 7 at Old town Quay.

Jack Snipe – 1 one flushed from the path near the ISBG Hide, Lower Moors.

Hooded Crow – 1 still on St. Mary’s, today seen feeding with Carrion Crows on Kelp Fly maggots on the Watermill cove strandline.

Swallow – 7 over Porth Hellick Pool.

Cetti’s Warbler – 1 near the pumping station at Lower Moors. 

Firecrest – 1 at Upper Broome platform, the Garrison.

(c) Mark Baker
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