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    Categories: Bird Sightings

Friday 13th October 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Friday’s log:

Western Orphean Warbler – The bird seen briefly last night gave frustratingly brief views until pinned down in mid-afternoon. This is only the second record for Scilly, the first being on St. Mary’s in October 1981!

Blyth’s Reed Warbler – 1 near Pendrathen, St. Mary’s.

Isabelline Wheatear – 1 still on St. Mary’s Airfield.

American Golden Plover – 1 still on Porth Hellick Beach.

Spotted Crake – 1 still in Lower Moors.

Spoonbill – 1 on Green Island, Samson.

Hawfinch – 1 Newford Duck Pond, 1 Jac-a-ba and 1 St. Agnes.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 4 on St. Mary’s, 2 on St. Agnes and 1 on Tresco.

Firecrest – 2 on St. Mary’s, 1on St. Agnes and 1 on Tresco .

Sooty Shearwater – 3 past St. Agnes.

Balearic Shearwater – 2 past St. Agnes.

Pink- footed Goose – 6 St. Agnes.

Pale-bellied Brent Goose – 2 Porthloo.

Pintail – A drake on Abbey Pool, Tresco.

Common Scoter – 3 in the Roads.

Great Northern Diver – 1 in the Roads.

Little Grebe – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco

Whimbrel – 1 Porthloo and 2 Bryher.

Bar-tailed Godwit – 1 Bryher.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthcressa and 3 in the Bryher.

Merlin – 1 around St. Mary’s and 1 St. Agnes.

Hooded Crow – 1 Bryher.

Garden Warbler – 1 Holy Vale.

Spotted Flycatcher – 2 St. Agnes.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 in the Parsonage Garden, St. Agnes.

Common Redstart – 1 Porthcressa.

Yellow Wagtail – 1 Tresco.

White Wagtail – 12 Tresco and 2 St. Agnes.

Lesser Redpoll – 1 St. Agnes.

Siskin – 1 Peninnis and 2 Tresco.

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