Saturday 30th August 2008 – Isles of Scilly Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlight onthe Isles of Scilly include:

BryherBUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER still at Shipman Head until 12.25hrs. Also Tree Pipit (3)and Wheatear (20). ORTOLAN BUNTING on grass slope above Hell Bay this afternoon.

St Mary’sPied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher (5) and Garden Warbler on The Garrison. Hobby over Porth Hellick Pool this afternoon.

St AgnesWRYNECK one between The Parsonage and the Fruit Cage this afternoon and another at Castella Down. Also Pied Flycatcher (6). MELODIOUS WARBLER and RED-BACKED SHRIKE (2)at Castella Down late afternoon.

St Martin’sTAWNY PIPIT briefly at North End at 08.00hrs.

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