Saturday 15th October 2016 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Saturday’s log call:

Eastern Yellow Wagtail (M.Goodey)

Eastern Yellow Wagtail (M.Goodey)

Little Bunting – 1 in the Standing Stones Field, Lower Moors, 1 on St. Martin’s and 1 at Browarth, St. Agnes.

Eastern Yellow Wagtail – 1 in Peninnis Farm fields and in Lower Moors.

Serin – 1 in Holy Vale flew towards Longstone.

Short-toed Lark – 1 on the Airfield.

Barred Warbler – 1 Buzza Quarry.

Balearic Shearwater – 1 past the Garrison and 1 from the Scillonian III on the return crossing from St. Mary’s to Penzance.

Sooty Shearwater – 2 from the Scillonian III on the crossing from Penzance to St. Mary’s and 2 on the return trip.

Red-breasted Flycatcher – 1 Newford Duck Pond and 2 St. Agnes.

Wryneck – 1 Peninnis.

Firecrest – 3 on St. Mary’s.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 16 on St. Mary’s.

Lapland Bunting – 3 on Peninnis and 3 on Bryher.

Snow Bunting – 1 on Peninnis.

Black-necked Grebe – 1 in Town Bay.

Little Gull – A second-winter bird off Peninnis.

Osprey – 1 flew over Tresco, St. Mary’s and St. Martin’s.

Hobby – 1 around St. Mary’s.

Merlin – 1 Pelistry and 1 St. Martin’s.

Red-throated Diver – 1 off St. Mary’s quay and one over Peninnis.

Great Northern Diver – 3 off Peninnis.

Whimbrel – 1 Porthloo.

Jack Snipe – 4 in Lower Moors, 3 Porth Hellick and 1 St. Agnes.

Mediterranean Gull – 2 St. Mary’s.

Kingfisher – 1 Lower Moors.

Garden Warbler – 1 St. Mary’s

Common Whitethroat – 1 Shooters’ Pool and 1 St. Martin’s..

Ring Ouzel – 2 Pelistry and 1 Higher Moors.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 Newford Duck Pond and 1 Peninnis.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Buzza and 1 St. Martin’s.

Black Redstart – 9 Porthloo, 1 Porthcressa and 1 on St. Agnes.

Common Redstart – 1 Porthcressa, 1 Old Town, 1 St. Agnes and 1 St. Martin’s.

Whinchat – 6 on St. Mary’s.

Reed Bunting – 1 Standing Stoned Field, Lower Moors.