Monday 6th October 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

Highlights form Mondays Nights Log included:

Blyth’s Pipit – The bird in a field on Old Town is now thought by most observers to be a Blyth’s. It transpires that there were 2 birds yesterday, a Richard’s was on the airfield.

Short-toed Lark – 1 St. Agnes.

Common Rosefinch – 1 on Gugh.

Rose-coloured Starling – 1 Pelistry and 1 Bryher.

Barred Warbler – 1 near the Health Centre.

Wryneck – 1 Peninnis and 1 Toll’s Island.

Spoonbill – 1 Green Island, Samson.

Snow Bunting – 2 Peninnis and 1 St. Agnes.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 Newford Duck Pond, 1 Borough Farm, 1 Holy Vale and 1 Porth Hellick.

Firecrest – 9 on St. Mary’s and 1 on Tresco.

Brambling – 1 Buzza.

Wigeon – 4 Tresco.

Little Grebe -1 Tresco.

Common Buzzard – 1 Tresco.

Bar-tailed Godwit – 1 Samson.

Whimbrel – 1 Pelistry.

Common Sandpiper – 1 Old Town and 1 Porth Minnick.

Grey Phalarope – 1 off Kettle Point, Tresco.

Arctic Skua – 1 off Kettle Point, Tresco.

Great Skua – 5 off Kettle Point, Tresco.

Mediterranean Gull – 3 Porthcressa.

Yellow Wagtail – 1 over the airport.

Whinchat – 2 Higher Moors. 1 Lower Moors, 1 Porth Hellick House, 1 St. Agnes and 1 Tresco.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 Old Town Churchyard.

Raven – 1 Tresco.

Reed Bunting – 1 Lower Moors.

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