Friday 14th October 2016 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Friday’s log call:

Eastern Yellow Wagtail (M.Goodey)

Eastern Yellow Wagtail (M.Goodey)

Little Bunting – 1 in the Standing Stones Field, Lower Moors, 1 on St. Martin’s and 1 at Browarth, St. Agnes.

Eastern Yellow Wagtail – 1 commuting between Peninnis fields and Lower Moors.

Serin – 1 Bryher.

Short-toed Lark – 1 on the Airfield.

Balearic Shearwater – 1 on a short-range pelagic trip.

Great Shearwater – 8 on a short-range pelagic trip.

Grey Phalarope – 60+ on a short-range pelagic trip.

Woodlark – 1 flew over Longstone towards Telegraph.

Red-breasted Flycatcher – 1 Newford Duck Pond, 1 Tresco and 2 St. Agnes.

Wryneck – 2 Peninnis.

Great Spotted Woodpecker – 1 Sandy Lane.

Firecrest – 8 on St. Mary’s.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 16 on St. Mary’s and 2 on St. Martin’s.

Lapland Bunting – 3 on Peninnis.

Snow Bunting – 1 on Peninnis.

Black-necked Grebe – 2 Town Bay.

Osprey – 1 Teän.

Hobby – 1 around St. Mary’s.

Merlin – 1 Tresco.

Wigeon – 37 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Pintail – 3 on Great Pool, Tresco.

Shoveler – A female on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Red-throated Diver – 1 off Samson.

Great Northern Diver – 2 on a short-range pelagic trip.

Golden Plover – 2 Pelistry.

Grey Plover – 7 Teän.

Knot – 2 Teän.

Ruff – 2 Teän and 6 from the Scillonian III on the crossing from Penzance to St. Mary’s.

Lapwing – 1 Carn Morval and 2 on Teän.

Whimbrel – 1 Pendrathen and 1 Porthloo.

Curlew Sandpiper – 1 Porthloo and 1 St. Agnes.

Woodcock – 1 ringed at Porth Hellick and 1 on Teän.

Jack Snipe – 9 in Lower Moors and 4 Porth Hellick.

Great Skua – 2 on a short-range pelagic trip and 3 from the Scillonian III on the crossing from Penzance to St. Mary’s

Mediterranean Gull – 3 in the Roads.

Kingfisher – 1 Porth Hellick and 1 Lower Moors.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 on the Garrison.

Ring Ouzel – 2 Bar Point and 1Tresco.

Mistle Thrush – 2 on the Airfield.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 Garrison.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Newford Duck Pond.

Black Redstart – 10 on St. Mary’s and 3 on St. Agnes.

Common Redstart – 1 Porthcressa and 1 Pelistry.