Todays Birding highlights on the Isles of Scilly include:
St Mary’s – yesterdays Pectoral Sandpiper was unfortunately taken by a Peregrine in the evening! SPOTTED SANDPIPER managed to survive and showing well today still on Porth Hellick Pool. Buff-breasted Sandpiper again on Golf Course at 12.30hrs. Pectoral Sandpiper (juv) in Poth Hellick Bay at 17.00hrs. (another or did it escape!?)
Tresco – CITRINE WAGTAIL (1st wint) still in Horse paddock by Abbey Drive. Pintail (fem) on Great Pool.
St Agnes – Ortolan Bunting on east side of Wingletang Down at 15.15hrs. Common Rosefinch reported near Gugh Bar but no sign at 15.30.
Todays Bird news courtesy of Rare Bird Alert.