Clare Keating Daly has reported a Yellow Wagtail at the airstrip, D'Arros. SBRC has accepted 51 previous records of this species. SBRC attempts to assign race to sightings wherever possible and previous records include flava, beema, feldegg and lutea. The blue-grey head, yellow throat and white supercilium of this bird suggests race flava (Blue-headed Wagtail), which breeds across central Europe to the Urals
This is the first record of Yellow Wagtail for D'Arros. The species has been previously recorded in the Amirantes only from Alphonse.
Chris Narty has reported a European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur near the IDC Guesthouse at Alphonse. SBRC has accepted 10 previous records of this species. The bird was also seen by Ariadna Fernández,
Gordon Holm and Peter Hunger have reported a Sharp-tailed Sandpiper at the baby tortoise pens, Curieuse on 5 February. SBRC has accepted 5 previous records of this species, 3 at Mahe and 2 at Alphonse.
Clare Daly and Ryan Daly have reported a Common Redstart at D'Arros from 30 January to 2 February. SBRC has accepted 18 previous records of this species but all except one of these records (a bird on Alphonse) are from islands further to the east: the granitics, Bird, Denis and Platte.