Friday 16th October 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

Hudsonian Whimbrel – 1 was still at Gimbal Porth, Tresco.

Blyth’s Pipit – 1 still on the west side of Peninnis.

Red-flanked Bluetail – 1 still showing well at Cove Vean, St. Agnes

Common Rosefinch – 1 still St. Martin’s.

Richard’s Pipit – 1 Old Grimsby, Tresco.

Pallas’s Warbler – 1 was found on Pool Road, Tresco.

Little Bunting – 1 still in the Standing Stones Field, Lower Moors.

Garganey – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Pink-footed Geese – 2 still on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Spoonbill – 1 still on Stony Island.

Hen Harrier – The ringtail was seen over the Eastern Isles from the seabird and dolphin trip.

Osprey – 1 still around Tresco.

Balearic Shearwater – 1 from the Scillonian III.

Great Spotted Woodpecker – 1 on Tresco.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 5 on St. Mary’s, 7 on Tresco and 2 on St .Martin’s.

Firecrest – 9 on St. Mary’s, 8 on Tresco and 1 on St. Agnes.

Turtle Dove – 1 on Bryher.

Jack Snipe – 2 Lower Moors Pool and 5 Porth Hellick Pool.

Ring Ouzel – 1 Peninnis, 1 Tresco and 1 Eastern Isles.

Black Redstart – 3 Porthloo, 1 Content, 1 Porthcressa and 1 Tresco.

Wigeon – 16 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Pintail – A female was on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Shoveler – A female was on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Great Northern Diver – 2 in the Roads.

Little Grebe – 2 still on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Golden Plover – 3 on the Airfield, 4 at Normandy and 2 on Tresco.

Grey Plover – 1 on Tresco.

Whimbrel – 1 Porthloo and 1 in the Roads.

Arctic Skua – 1 past Peninnis.

Kittiwake – 1 in the Roads.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthcressa and 6 Tresco.

Short-eared Owl – 1 Peninnis.

Merlin – 1 or 2 around the islands.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Shooters’ Pool, Lower Moors.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 St. Agnes.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 St. Agnes.

Common Redstart – 1 Porthloo and 1 Pungies Lane.

Whinchat – 1 Porth Hellick and 2 Tresco.

Reed Bunting – 4 around the Great Pool, Tresco.