Saturday 29th October 2016 IoS Bird sightings

Eastern Yellow Wagtail (M.Goodey)

Eastern Yellow Wagtail (M.Goodey)

St. Mary’s – The Olive-backed Pipit was still in the field near Old Town Church where there was also a Firecrest. The Dusky Warbler, 5 Yellow-browed Warblers, a Siberian Chiffchaff and a Reed Bunting were at Porth Hellick. A Serin & a Water Pipit were at Salakee and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers & a Jack Snipe were in Lower Moors. The Pallas’s Warbler & 6 Yellow-browed Warblers were still at Newford duck Pond, 2 Black Redstarts were near Star Castle and 2 Black-necked Grebes were in Town Bay.

St. Agnes – A Dusky Warbler, an Olive-backed Pipit, 3 Little Buntings, a Woodlark and a Serin.

Bryher – A Yellow-browed Warbler, Whinchat and a Black Redstart.

St. Martin’s – A Siberian Chiffchaff.

Elsewhere 3 Spoonbills were on Green Island, near Samson and a Pale-bellied Brent Goose & a Hooded Crow were at Puffin Island.