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    Categories: Bird Sightings

Saturday 7th October 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Saturday’s log call:

Cedar Waxwing – 1 still on St. Agnes.

Isabelline Wheatear – 1 still on St. Mary’s Airfield.

Bee-eater – 3 on St. Martin’s.

American Golden Plover – 1 still on Porth Hellick Beach.

Common Rosefinch – 1 Gugh.

Spotted Crake – 1 still in Lower Moors and 1 on St. Agnes.

Spoonbill – 1 on Samson.

Hawfinch – 1 Longstone and 1 St. Agnes.

Wryneck – 1 on the Garrison.

Lapland Bunting – 2 on Wingletang Down, St. Agnes.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 9 on St. Mary’s, 2 on Tresco and 2 on St. Agnes.

Sooty Shearwater – 1 past Peninnis and 1 seen from the Scillonian III on the morning crossing from Penzance to St. Mary’s.

Balearic Shearwater – 100+ seen from the Scillonian III on the morning crossing from Penzance to St. Mary’s.

Pale-bellied Brent Goose – 2 at Porth Mellon.

Wigeon – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Pintail – A drake on Abbey Pool, Tresco.

Little Grebe – 2 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Whimbrel – 1 Porthloo and 1 Old Town.

Artic Skua – 1 past Peninnis.

Great Skua – 2 past Peninnis.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Peninnis.

Short-eared Owl – 1 on St. Agnes.

Merlin – 1 over the Airfield, 1 Porth Hellick and 1 Lower Moors.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Higher Moors.

Redwing – 8 at Rocky Hill where the first of the autumn.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 in Holy Vale and 1 Old Town Churchyard.

Yellow Wagtail – 1 Sunnyside, 1 Lower Moors and 1 Porthloo.

White Wagtail – 3 on Tresco.

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