Friday 10th October 2014 Isles of Scilly Bird Sightings

Highlights from Fridays Log included:

Tawny Pipit – 1 on St. Agnes.

Short-toed Lark – 1 St. Agnes and 1 on the airfield.

Common Rosefinch – 1 Borough Farm, Tresco.

Rose-coloured Starling – 1 Pelistry.

Pectoral Sandpiper – 1 Bryher.

Ortolan Bunting – 1 on St. Agnes.

Grey Phalarope – 5 on the pelagic trip.

Pomarine Skua – 1 on the pelagic trip.

Black-necked Grebe – 2 off Carn Near, Tresco.

Snow Bunting – 1 Peninnis, 1 airfield and 2 Tresco.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 Garrison and 1 Watermill.

Firecrest – 8 on St. Mary’s.

Black Redstart – 1 Porth Thomas.

Spoonbill – 1 Samson

Wigeon – 4 Tresco.

Shoveler – 2 Tresco.

Pochard – 1 Tresco.

Little Grebe – 1 Tresco.

Manx Shearwater – 18 past Tresco and 2 on the pelagic trip.

Balearic Shearwater – 1 past Old Town, 1 from the Scillonian, 1 past Tresco and 12 on the pelagic trip.

European Storm-petrel – 5 on the pelagic trip.

Common Buzzard – 1 Tresco.

Merlin – 1 St. Agnes.

Golden Plover – 1 Watermill.

Jack Snipe – 1 Porth Hellick Pool.

Whimbrel – 1 Porthloo, 1 Tolman Point and 1 Peninnis.

Common Sandpiper – 1 St. Agnes.

Arctic Skua – 1 on the pelagic trip.

Great Skua – 5 on the pelagic trip and 5 past Tresco.

Mediterranean Gull – 2 on the pelagic trip and 4 on Tresco.

Arctic Tern – 1 Porthcressa and 1 St. Agnes.

Turtle Dove – 1 on Bryher.

Yellow Wagtail – 1Tresco.

Common Redstart – 1 Airfield, 1 Pelistry and 1 Tresco.

Whinchat – 2 Porth Hellick House 2 Bryher and 1 Gugh.

Ring Ouzel – 1 Tresco.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Porth Hellick and 1 St. Agnes.

Common Whitethroat – 1 Pungies Lane.

Reed Bunting – 1 Higher Moors.

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