Monday 19th October 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

Red-flanked Bluetail (M.Goodey)

Blyth’s Pipit (M.Goodey)

Hudsonian Whimbrel – 1 was still at Gimbal Porth in the morning but was not seen after 09:00.

Red-flanked Bluetail – 1 was still in a field along Barnaby Lane, St. Agnes and what was possibly a second bird was in the Chapel Fields area .

Blyth’s Pipit – 1 still on the west side of Peninnis.

Olive-backed Pipit – 1 at Little Arthur Farm, St. Martins.

Short-toed Lark – 1 still on the Airfield.

Little Bunting – 1 still in the Standing Stones Field, Lower Moors and 1 was in a field on the Peninnis Farm Trail.

Great Spotted Woodpecker – 1 Lower Moors and Holy Vale.

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

Spoonbill – 1 still on Stony Island.

Osprey – 1 seen over Tresco and St. Martin’s.

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

Firecrest – 6 on St. Mary’s and 1 on St. Martin’s.

Garganey – The juvenile was still on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Jack Snipe – 3 Lower Moors and 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Woodcock – 1 St. Martin’s.

Ring Ouzel – 3 on Wingletang, St. Agnes, 1 Tresco and 1 Pelistry.

Mistle Thrush – 1 Bryher and 1 on St. Martin’s.

Black Redstart – 2 Porthcressa, 1 Garrison and 1 Pelistry.

Lesser Redpoll – 1 Sunnyside Farm.

Crossbill – A male at Longstone and a female at Green Farm.

Great Northern Diver – 1 in Old Town Bay, 1 off Bryher and 1 off the Daymark, St. Martin’s.

Sooty Shearwater 2 on a Pelagic trip and 2 from the Scillonian III.

Little Grebe – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Golden Plover – 4 on the Golf Course.

Whimbrel – 1 Porthloo, 1Tresco and 1 St. Agnes.

Sanderling – 100 Western Rocks.

Great Skua – 1 past St. Martin’s, 1 on the pelagic trip and 1 from the Scillonian III.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthcressa and 2 in The Roads.

Merlin – 1 St. Agnes.

Common Redstart – 1 Bryher.

Whinchat – 3 Bryher and 2 on St. Agnes.