Friday 9th October 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

Short-toed Lark – 1 still on the Airfield.

Serin – 1 over Holy Vale.

Crossbill – 2 Trenoweth, 2 Golf Course and 1 on St. Martin’s.

Garganey – A juvenile on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Great Spotted Woodpecker – 1 Carreg Dhu Gardens and Content.

Siberian Chiffchaff -1 Higher Moors.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 Old Town Churchyard,1 Content, 1 Tresco and 1 Bryher.

Firecrest – 10 on St. Mary’s and 2 on Tresco.

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

Ring Ouzel – 1Salakee.

Jack Snipe – 1 Shooters’ Pool.

Black Redstart – 1 Little Porth, 1 High Lanes, 1 St. Martin’s and 1 Tresco.

Wigeon – 8 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Pintail – A female on Abbey Pool, Tresco.

Great Northern Diver – 1 off Old Grimsby, Tresco.

Manx Shearwater – 1 on a dolphin & seabird special trip.

European Storm-petrel – 1 on a dolphin & seabird special trip.

Little Grebe – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco

Golden Plover – 1 on the Golf Course.

Grey Plover – 1 on St. Martin’s

Whimbrel – 1 Garrison, 2 Toll’s Island and 4 Porthloo.

Common Sandpiper – 1 at Watermill Cove.

Grey Phalarope – 1 on a dolphin & seabird special trip.

Kittiwake 1 on a dolphin & seabird special trip.

Mediterranean Gull – 6 on Plumb Island, Tresco and 1 at Porthcressa.

Short-eared Owl – 1 Bryher.

Merlin – 1 Airfield, 1 Porthcressa and a female Porth Hellick.

Spotted Flycatcher – 6 on Bryher.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Newford Duck Pond.

Common Redstart – 1 Content.

Whinchat – 4 on Bryher 1 at Porth Hellick and 4 on Peninnis.

Yellow Wagtail – 4 on St. Mary’s, 1 on St. Martin’s and 1 on Bryher.

Reed Bunting –1 at Bar Point and 1 on Tresco.