Friday 28th October 2016 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Friday’s log call (the last of the season):

Dusky Warbler – 1 Porth Hellick.

Olive-backed Pipit – 1 Old Town, 1 Barnaby Lane, St. Agnes and 1 Borough Farm, Tresco..

Little Bunting – 2 Browarth, St, Agnes and 1 Borough Farm, Tresco.

Pallas’s Warbler – 1 at Newford Duck Pond.

Yellow Wagtail – 1 Eastern type at the Riding Stables.

Spotted Crake – 1 Porth Hellick.

Woodlark – 2 Borough Farm, St. Mary’s and 1 Longstone.

Spoonbill – 4 on Green Island near Samson.

Black-necked Grebe – 1 in Town Bay.

Slavonian Grebe – 1 near Teän.

Rook – 1 Trewince.

Firecrest – 3 Longstone, 2 Green Lane, 1 Juliet’s Garden, 1 Trenoweth and 1 at the Riding Stables.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 14 on St. Mary’s and 8 St. Agnes.

Siberian Chiffchaff – 1 Newford Duck Pond, 1 Higher Moors and 1 on St. Agnes.

Merlin – 1 Porth Hellick Beach, 1 Airfield and 1 St. Agnes.

Pale-bellied Brent Goose – 1 between Tresco and St. Martin’s.

Common Scoter – 1 off Innisidgen.

Great Northern Diver – 3 off Innisidgen and 2 off Teän.

Sooty shearwater – 2 from the Scillonian III on the crossing from St. Mary’s to Penzance.

Balearic shearwater – 1 from the Scillonian III on the crossing from St. Mary’s to Penzance.

Whimbrel – 1 Porthcressa.

Woodcock – 1 Porth Hellick and 1 Lower Broome.

Jack Snipe – 1 Lower Moors and 1 Shooters’ Pool.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 off Innisidgen.

Kingfisher – 1 Old Town Bay.

Common Whitethroat – 1 Porth Minnick.

Ring Ouzel – 1 St. Agnes.

Mistle Thrush – 1 Sandy Lane and 1 Trewince.

Black Redstart – 22 on St. Mary’s and 4 New Grimsby, Tresco.

Whinchat – 1 on the Golf Course.

Brambling – 1 Newford Duck Pond.

Siskin – 12 Trenoweth, 1 Newford Duck Pond and 1 Higher Moors.