Saturday 1st October 2016 IoS Bird Sightings

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Golden Plover and American Golden Plover (J&C Moore)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Golden Plover and American Golden Plover (J&C Moore)

St. Mary’s – A Wryneck was on Upper Broome, Garrison and another was in the quarry at Deep Point. The Melodious Warbler was still in gardens below Sallyport and the American Golden Plover & the Buff-breasted Sandpiper were still on the Airfield.

Bryher – A Common Rosefinch and 3 Lapland Buntings.

Tresco – 6 Pale-bellied Brent Geese and a Bluethroat.

At sea – A Great Shearwater and 3 European Storm-petrels were seen from the Scillonian III on the crossing from St. Mary’s to Penzance.