Monday 22nd September 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

Rose-coloured Starling (Martin Goodey)

St. Mary’s – The juvenile Rose-coloured Starling was still at Pelistry Farm, 2 Curlew Sandpipers, a Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Whinchats, a Spotted Flycatcher, a Pied Flycatcher, a Melodious Warbler & a Firecrest were at Porth Hellick and 31 Chiffchaffs were trapped at the ringing station. The Barred Warbler & a Kingfisher were at Peninnis Allotments and further along the headland were 2 Wrynecks. Another Wryneck was at the riding stables, a Yellow-browed Warbler & a Firecrest were in Holy Vale and a third Firecrest was in Carreg Dhu Gardens.

St. Agnes – 6 Curlew Sandpipers, a Little Stint, a Wigeon, a Skylark, a Red-breasted Flycatcher and a Reed Bunting.

Tresco – A Curlew Sandpiper, a Little Stint, a Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Ruffs, a Green Sandpiper, a Little Grebe, 2 Pintails, a Turtle Dove, a Common Redstart and 3 Pied Flycatchers.

St. Martin’s – A Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Redstarts, 4 Whinchats, a Spotted Flycatcher and a Pied Flycatcher.

Black-necked Grebe, Taylors Island 220914 (J.Pender)

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