Monday 12th October 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

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

Arctic Warbler – 1 still at Upper Broome, Garrison.

Dusky Warbler – 1 still at Upper Broome, Garrison.

Red-throated Pipit – A probable on the Airfield.

Little Bunting – 2 in the Standing Stones Field, Lower Moors and 1 on St. Agnes.

Short-toed Lark – 1 still on the Airfield.

Richard’s Pipit – 1 Samson.

Spoonbill – 1 Green Island, Samson.

Grey Phalarope – 1 on the dolphin and seabird trip

Yellow-browed Warbler – 6 on St. Mary’s, 2 on Bryher, 2 on St. Agnes and 1 on St. Martin’s.

Firecrest – 5 on St. Mary’s, 1 on Bryher and 1 on St. Martin’s.

Jack Snipe – 1 Shooters’ Pool, 1 Lower Moors Pool and 2 Porth Hellick Pool.

Ring Ouzel – 1 Gugh.

Black Redstart – 3 Porthloo, 1 on the Garrison, 1 Old Town and 3 on Bryher.

Wigeon – 2 Stony Island, Samson.

Red-breasted Merganser – 1 Porthcressa.

Great Northern Diver – 2 off Gugh.

Purple Sandpiper – 2 Bishop Rock

Green Sandpiper – 1 Porth Hellick Pool.

Whimbrel – 1 Bryher.

Arctic Skua – 1 from the Scillonian III.

Kittiwake – 1 on the dolphin and seabird trip.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Morning Point, 1 St. Martin’s Flats and 2 Tresco.

Merlin – Probably the same female was seen over St. Agnes, Gugh and the Garrison

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 on St. Agnes.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 Old Town, 1 Porthloo, 3 Bryher, 1 St. Martins and 1 on St. Agnes.

Common Redstart – 1 Bryher.

Whinchat – 4 on Bryher and1 at Porth Hellick.

Yellow Wagtail – 1 Porth Minnick.

Tree Pipit – 1 St. Agnes.

Reed Bunting- 1 Lower Moors, 1 Porth Hellick, 1 Gugh and 3 Bryher.