Monday 16th October 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Monday night’s log:

Wilson’s Snipe The bird thought probably to be this species was still on Porth Hellick Pool.

Pallas’s Warbler – 1 in the Parsonage, St. Agnes.

American Golden Plover – 1 still on Porth Hellick Beach.

Little Bunting – 1 on St. Agnes.

Leach’s Storm-petrel – 2 in the Roads and one picked up on Periglis, St. Agnes. This a scarce bird on Scilly.

Red-breasted Flycatcher – 2 Watermill.

Hawfinch – 4 at Maypole, 4 at Pelistry and 1 on Tresco.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 5 on St. Mary’s.

Firecrest – 3 on St. Mary’s.

Ring Ouzel – 1 at Giant’s Castle.

Lapland Bunting – 1 on Peninnis.

Sooty Shearwater – 1 past Peninnis and 1 past Deep Point.

Balearic Shearwater – 6 past Peninnis and 1 past Deep Point.

Pale-bellied Brent Goose – 2 Porthloo.

Common Scoter – 1 past Peninnis.

Great Northern Diver – 1 in the Roads.

Whimbrel – 1 Porthloo.

Woodcock – 1 Porth Hellick Down.

Great Skua – 8 off the Garrison, 2 of Peninnis and 1 in the Roads.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthloo.

Merlin – A female around St. Mary’s.

Black Redstart – 8 on St. Mary’s.

Yellow Wagtail – 1 Lower Moors.

Siskin – 50 Watermill.

Reed Bunting – 1 Porth Hellick.