Saturday 4th October 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

The bird log has now started at The Scillonian club each night, so the daily update will now be in list form throughout October. Highlights from Saturdays log included:

Wigeon – 1 St. Agnes.

Common Scoter – 2 past Peninnis.

Sooty Shearwater – 1 past Peninnis.

Balearic Shearwater – 10 past Peninnis.

Spoonbill – 1 Tresco.

Jack Snipe – 1 Lower Moors and 1 Tresco.

Common Sandpiper – 1 Old Town.

Green Sandpiper – 1 St. Martin’s.

Great Skua – 4 past Peninnis.

Mediterranean Gull – 2 Porthcressa and 1 off the Garrison.

Yellow Wagtail – 1 Sandy Lane and 1 Porthcressa.

Common Redstart – 1 Trewince.

Whinchat – 1 Higher Moors, 2 Lower Moors and 1 Bryher.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Porth Hellick.

Common Whitethroat – 1 Green Farm, 1 Watermill and 1 Bryher.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 Newford Duck Pond and 1 Jac-a-ba.

Firecrest – 2 Carreg Dhu Gardens, 2 Porth Hellick House, 2 Porth Hellick, 1 Holy Vale and 1 Sunnyside.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Watermill, 1 Bryher and 1 St. Martin’s.

Hooded Crow – 1 Bryher.

Raven – 3 Watermill.

Snow Bunting – 1 Peninnis.

Lapland Bunting – 1 St. Agnes and 2 St. Martin’s

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