Saturday 11th October 2014 Isles of Scilly Bird Sightings

Highlights from Saturdays Log include:

Short-toed Lark – 1 St. Agnes and 1 on the airfield.

Richard’s Pipit – 1 on St, Agnes and 1 over the Garrison to the airfield.

Rose-coloured Starling – 1 at Green Lane and then at Normandy.

Pectoral Sandpiper – 1 Bryher.

Wryneck – 1 St. Martin’s.

Barred Warbler – 1 in a garden near the Health Centre and 1 on Gugh.

Whooper Swan – 1 flew over Tresco Channel and then over St. Martin’s.

Dotterel – 1 Castle Down, Tresco.

Grey Phalarope – 2 from the Scillonian.

Pomarine Skua – 2 from the Scillonian.

Black-necked Grebe – 2 off Carn Near, Tresco.

Snow Bunting – 2 Peninnis, 1 airfield and 1 Tresco.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 7 on St. Mary’s, 2 on St. Martin’s, 1 on Tresco and 1 on Bryher.

Firecrest – 1 near the Health Centre, 1 Holy Vale, 1 Tresco and 1 St. Martin’s.

Spoonbill – 1 Green Island, Samson

Wigeon – 2 Tresco.

Shoveler – 2 Tresco.

Little Grebe – 3 Tresco.

Manx Shearwater – 1 from the Scillonian.

Balearic Shearwater –1 from the Scillonian in the morning and 2 in the afternoon.

Merlin – 1 St. Agnes, 1 Bryher and 1 St. Mary’s.

Golden Plover – 1 Watermill and 1 Mount Todden.

Jack Snipe – 1 Lower Moors, 1 St. Agnes and 1 Tresco.

Whimbrel – 1 Pelistry and 1 Bryher.

Common Sandpiper – 1 St. Agnes.

Great Skua – 1 Pelistry, 1 Bryher and 2 from the Scillonian.

Mediterranean Gull – 2 in the Roads.

Short-eared Owl – 1 Tresco.

Yellow Wagtail – 1St. Agnes and 1 on the airfield.

Common Redstart – 1 Airfield, 1 Pelistry and 1 Kittydown.

Whinchat – 3 on St. Mary’s, 1 on St. Agnes and 1 on Gugh.

Ring Ouzel – 1 Pelistry.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 St. Agnes.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Mount Todden.

Brambling – 1 Bryher.

Reed Bunting – 1 Porth Hellick.

Cheers,

Al

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