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Friday 27th October 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Friday’s log, the last one of the Scilly Season:

Surf Scoter – Yesterday’s bird was in Porth Mellon at 08:30 it then flew out to sea and was relocated between Bryher and Tresco.

Surf Scoter, S.Brayshaw

Red-throated Pipit – 1 flew from Star Castle towards Newman Pottery.

Dusky Warbler – 2 still in Lower Moors and 1 on Gugh.

American Golden Plover – 1 in the Telegraph/High Lanes area.

Richard’s Pipit – 2 at Trewince.

Olive-backed Pipit – 1 on Gugh and a possible flew over Telegraph.

Little Bunting – 1 still on St. Agnes, 1 at Pelistry and it or another at Kittydown.

Red-breasted Flycatcher – 1 Lower Moors, 1 Bishop’s View and 1 Harry’s Walls.

Water Pipit – 1 still on Porth Hellick Beach.

Spoonbill – 2 on Green Island, Samson.

Hawfinch –  12 on St. Mary’s and 3 on St. Martin’s.

Lapland Bunting – 1 flew over the Garrison and 3 were on Peninnis.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 9 on St. Mary’s, 3 on St. Martin’s, 1 on Tresco and 2 on St. Agnes.

Firecrest – 11 on St. Mary’s,  and 2 on Tresco.

Siberian Chiffchaff – 2 Harry’s Walls,1 Lower Moors and 1 Borough Farm.

Whooper Swan – 4 on Bryher.

Pink-footed Goose – 6 on Tresco.

Wigeon – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco

Pintail – 1 on the Great Pool and 1on the Abbey Pool, Tresco

Long-tailed Duck – A male off St. Martin’s.

Long-tailed Duck, S.Brayshaw

Common Scoter – 6 off Tresco and 4 off Pendrethen.

Great Northern Diver – 2 Eastern Isles, 1 of Bar Point, 1 off Carn Near, Tresco and 1 off St. Martin’s.

Little Grebe – 2 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Common Buzzard – 1 on Northwethel.

Golden Plover – 12 around St. Mary’s and 1 on St. Martin’s.

Bar-tailed Godwit – 1 on St. Martin’s and 3 on the round islands boat trip.

Woodcock – 1 Porth Hellick.

Little Stint – 1 on Porthloo Beach.

Mediterranean Gull – 2 Porthloo, 2 Porthcressa and 1 on the Abbey Pool, Tresco..

Merlin –  1 Telegraph, 1 Hugh Town, 1 on Gugh and 1 on the round islands boat trip.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Bryher.

Ring Ouzel – 13 on St. Mary’s, 1 on Tresco, 1 on St. Martin’s, 1 on St. Agnes and 1 on Gugh.

Mistle Thrush – 1 Porthcressa, 1 Garrison, 1 on Tresco and 1 on St. Martin’s.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 at Innisidgen.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 in Holy Vale.

Black Redstart – 11 on St. Mary’s, 6 on Tresco, 2 on St. Martin’s and 3 on Gugh.

Common Redstart – 1 on Gugh.

Whinchat – 1 on St. Martin’s.

Tree Pipit – 1 Porthloo.

Lesser Redpoll – 1 Garrison and 1 Holy Vale.

Siskin – 40 rocky hills, 30 on St. Martin’s and 25+ on Tresco.

Reed Bunting – 1 St. Agnes and 1 on Tresco.

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