Todays Birding highlights on the Isles of Scilly include:
Note: The Islands were covered by thick fog all day, no flights on or off the islands today.
St Mary’s – RB Flycatcher still Carreg Dhu Garden, Water Pipit (2) at Porth Hellick Pool, Jack Snipe in front of Seaward Hide at Porty Hellick Pool. *RED-THROATED PIPIT* reported briefly on Porth Hellick Pool then flew towards beach and could not be relocated. *PALLAS’S WARBLER* reported at Lower Moors at c15.00hrs. Snow Bunting on Porthcressa Beach. WILSON’S SNIPE still Lower Moors.
St Agnes – **ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK** still in garden of Post Office at 17.45hrs. *DUSKY WARBLER* at Troy Town in weedy field just north of Castella Down.
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (photo:R.Bonser)
Tresco – Jack Snipe (3) on Great Pool this evening. Spoonbill on Great Pool until 09.15hrs then flew off with Little Egrets
Plenty of YB Warblers, Firecrests and Black Redstarts still on all islands.
Bird News courtesy of Rare Bird Alert and Cornwall Birding