Saturday 24th October 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

Blyth’s Pipit – 1 still on the west side of Peninnis.

Short-toed Lark – 1 still on the Airfield

Great Spotted Woodpecker – 1 Pelistry and 1 Holy Vale.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 7 on St. Mary’s and 1 on St. Agnes.

Chiffchaff – 1 Higher Moors.

Firecrest – 7 on St. Mary’s.

Jack Snipe – 1 Lower Moors Pool, 1 Shooters’ Pool and 1 at Porth Hellick Pool.

Black Redstart – 2 Porthloo, 1 Porthcressa, 1 Porth Mellon and 2 Town Beach

Crossbill – 2 on the Garrison.

Manx Shearwater – 20 from the Scillonian III.

Golden Plover – 2 on the Airfield and 1 on Peninnis.

Grey Plover – 1 flew from Porthloo Beach towards Samson.

Whimbrel – 1 at Innisidgen and 3 on St. Agnes.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthcressa and 1 in The Roads.

Merlin – Still 1 or 2 ranging around St. Mary’s.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 still in Carreg Dhu Gardens.

Common Redstart – 1 Higher Moors.

Whinchat – 2 St. Agnes and 1 Carn Vean.