Saturday 3rd October 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

Species reported at the first Bird Log of October included:

PECTORAL SANDPIPER – Juv still on Porth Hellick Pool

Great Spotted Woodpecker – 1 on the Garrison

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 Lower Moors, 1 Newford Duck Pond, 1 Higher Moors and 3 on Bryher

Grey Phalarope – 5 on a pelagic trip offshore

Firecrest – 6 on St Mary’s and 3 on Tresco

Jack Snipe – 1 Lower moors and 1 on Porth Hellick Pool

Pintail – Female on the Great Pool, Tresco

Shoveler – Female on the Great Pool, Tresco

Red-throated Diver – summer plumaged bird still in Porthcressa Bay

Balearic Shearwater  – 4 seen from the Scillonian crossing from Penzance

European Storm Petrel – 2 from Pelagic Trip offshore

Golden Plover – 2 on Golf Course

Green Sandpiper – 1 Lower Moors

Sanderling – 50+ on Tresco

Merlin – 1 Porth Hellick and 1 Longstone

Garden Warbler – 1 Longstone

Whinchat – 1 Porth Hellick and 2 Bryher

Reed Bunting – 1 on Bryher