Saturday 18th October 2014 Isles of Scilly Bird Sightings

Highlights from Saturday’s log included:

Short-toed Lark – 1 St. Agnes.

Rose-coloured Starling – 1 still on Bryher and 1 Pelistry.

Richard’s Pipit -1 on Tresco.

Barred Warbler – 1 near the Health Centre.

Whooper Swan – 4 on Tresco..

Red-breasted Flycatcher  – 1 Rosehill and 1 Lower Broome platform.

Snow Bunting – 3 on the airfield.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 3 on St. Mary’s, 1 on St. Agnes and 1 on Tresco.

Firecrest – 3 on St. Mary’s, 1 on St. Agnes and 1 St. Martin’s.

Ring Ouzel – 1 Pelistry and 1 Bryher.

Grey Phalarope – 1 past Old Town Bay.

Wigeon – 2 Tresco.

Shoveler – 2 Tresco.

Little Grebe – 3 Tresco.

Sooty Shearwater – 1 past Peninnis and 1 past St. Martin’s.

Manx Shearwater – 1 from the Scillonian.

Balearic Shearwater – 10 past Peninnis, 1 past Toll’s Island, 1 past Bryher and 1 from the Scillonian.

European Storm-petrel – 1 from the Scillonian.

Merlin – 1 St. Mary’s and 1 Bryher.

Hobby – 1 Telegraph.

Jack Snipe – 1 Bryher.

Bar-tailed Godwit – 2 Bar Point.

Whimbrel – 1 Porthloo and 1 Pelistry.

Grey Phalarope – 3 off Bryher.

Arctic Skua – 6 past Peninnis and 1 from the Scillonian.

Great Skua – 3 past Peninnis.

Mediterranean Gull – 2 Porthloo and 2 Tresco.

Whinchat – 1 Higher Moors and 1 Bryher.

Siskin – The first of the autumn was on Bryher

Reed Bunting – 1 Lower Moors and 1 Pelistry

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