Monday 24th October 2016 IOS Bird Sightings

Pallid Swift – 1 roaming around the middle of St. Mary’s.

Pallid Swift, Trewince, 24.10.16, R. Mawer

Pallid Swift, Trewince, 24.10.16, R. Mawer

Pallid Swift, Trewince, 24.10.16, R. Mawer

Pallid Swift, Trewince, 24.10.16, R. Mawer

Dusky Warbler – 1 trapped and ringed at Porth Hellick and 1 in a weedy field along Pool Road, Tresco.

Olive-Backed Pipit – 1 Carn Friars and 1 Borough Farm, Tresco.

Pallas’s Warbler – 1 Between Rocky Hills Chalets & Porthloo Lane, 1 Porth Hellick Down and 1 at Salakee Farm

Little Bunting – 1 Borough Farm, Tresco.

Richard’s Pipit – 1 on Wingletang, St. Agnes.

Water Pipit – 1 Browarth, St. Agnes.

Hawfinch – 1 Parting Carn Farm.

Woodlark – 2 Watermill, 1 Trenoweth and 1 Telegraph.

Hen Harrier – 1 St. Agnes.

Wryneck – 1 Peninnis and 1 St. Agnes.

Black-necked Grebe – 1 was still in Town Bay.

Firecrest – 7 on St. Mary’s, 3 on St. Agnes and 21 on Tresco.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 14 on St. Mary’s, 7 on Tresco, 1 on Bryher and 1 St. Agnes.

Siberian Chiffchaff – 2 St. Agnes.

Lapland Bunting – 2 Bryher.

Snow Bunting – 1 on Peninnis .

Osprey – 1 over Bryher.

Merlin – 1 over Hugh Town, 1 Lower Moors, 1 Sandy Lane and 1 Garrison.

Wigeon – 43 on Tresco.

Pintail – 3 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Pochard – The first of the autumn were 5 on the Great Pool, Tresco

Common Scoter – 2 in the Roads and 5 Tresco.

Common Buzzard – 1 on Tresco.

Golden Plover – 1 Porthloo Lane.

Lapwing – 1 Telegraph.

Bar-tailed Godwit – 2 Tresco.

Curlew Sandpiper – 1 Tresco.

Whimbrel – 1 Pelistry,  1 Porthloo and 1 on Bryher.

Woodcock – 2 at Porth Hellick, 2 Holy Vale, 1 Porthloo Lane and 1 Peninnis.

Woodcock, Porth Hellick, 24.10.16, Alan Hannington

Woodcock, Porth Hellick, 24.10.16, Alan Hannington

Jack Snipe – 2 Lower Moors, 1 Porth Hellick and 1 Great Pool, Tresco.

Arctic Tern – 1 St. Martin’s.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthcressa and 1 Tresco.

Kingfisher – 2 Porth Hellick, 2 Porth Mellon and 1 Bryher .

Hooded Crow – 1 still on Bryher.

Common Whitethroat – 1 Porth Minnick.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Lower Moors and 1 Peninnis.

Ring Ouzel – 1 Peninnis.

Mistle Thrush – 1 Trewince, 1 Old Town and 2 on Tresco.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Holy Vale.

Black Redstart – 12 on St. Mary’s, 2 on St. Agnes and 4 on Tresco.

Whinchat – 7 on St. Mary’s, 1 on St. Agnes, 1 on Tresco and 1 Bryher.

Tree Pipit – 1 Carn Friars and 1 Rocky Hill.

Brambling – 1 Holy Vale and Trewince.

Reed Bunting – 1 Porth Hellick.