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    Categories: Bird Sightings

Monday 9th October 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Monday’s log call:

Cedar Waxwing – 1 still on St. Agnes.

Isabelline Wheatear – 1 still on St. Mary’s Airfield.

American Golden Plover – 1 still on Porth Hellick Beach.

Rose-coloured Starling – A juvenile on Buzza Hill.

Common Rosefinch – 1 still on Gugh.

Icterine Warbler – 1 at the Holy Vale end of Sandy Lane.

Spotted Crake – 1 still in Lower Moors.

Golden Oriole – A male flew over the Standing Stones Field, Lower Moors.

Spoonbill – 1 on Green Island, Samson.

Hawfinch – 2 in Barnaby Lane, St. Agnes and 2 Green Lane.

Lapland Bunting – 1 on Wingletang Down, St. Agnes and 1 St. Warna’s cove St. Agnes.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 6 on St. Mary’s, 1 on Bryher, 2 on St. Agnes, 1 on Gugh and 1 on St. Martin’s.

Firecrest – 7 on St. Mary’s and 2 on St. Agnes.

Wood Warbler – 1 Higher Moors.

Balearic Shearwater – 4 seen from the Scillonian III on the morning crossing from Penzance to St. Mary’s.

Pink- footed Goose – 6 flew north past Bryher.

Pale-bellied Brent Goose – 2 still at Porth Mellon.

Pintail – A drake on Abbey Pool, Tresco.

Common Scoter – 3 in the Roads and 3 in Porthcressa Bay.

Great Northern Diver – 3 off Innisidgen.

Whimbrel – 1 Carn Near, Tresco and 1 on Bryher.

Bar-tailed Godwit – 1 Porth Mellon and 4 Bryher.

Knot – 1 Bryher.

Jack Snipe – 1 in Lower Moors

Artic Skua – 1 past Peninnis and 1 seen from the Scillonian III on the morning crossing from Penzance to St. Mary’s.

Great Skua – 2 seen from the Scillonian III on the morning crossing from Penzance to St. Mary’s.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Morning Point, the Garrison, 8 on Bryher and 2 seen from the Scillonian III on the morning crossing from Penzance to St. Mary’s.

Turtle Dove – 1 in a garden in Hugh Town.

Short-eared Owl – 1 flew over the Golf Course.

Merlin – 1 Pelistry, 1 Porth Hellick, 1 Hugh Town, 1 Bryher and 1 St. Agnes.

Hooded Crow – 1 Bryher.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Holy Vale.

Common Whitethroat – 2 Lower Moors.

Redwing – 2 St. Agnes.

Spotted Flycatcher – 2 Holy Vale, 1 Old Town Churchyard and 2 on St. Agnes.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Old Town Churchyard, 1 on St. Martin’s and 1 on St. Agnes.

Common Redstart – 1 Porthcressa and 1 on St. Agnes.

Whinchat – 1 on the Airfield, 2 at the Dump, 1 on St. Agnes and 1 on Bryher.

Yellow Wagtail – 1 Airfield and 2 St. Agnes.

White Wagtail – 2 Porth Mellon, 4 St. Agnes and 1 Bryher.

Lesser Redpoll – 1 Longstone and 1 at Borough Farm, Tresco.

Siskin – 3 Borough Farm, Tresco.

Reed Bunting – 2 on Bryher.

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