Sunday 16th October 2016 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Sunday’s log call:

Little Bunting – 1 flew from Peninnis to Lower Moors, 1 on St. Martin’s and 1 at Browarth, St. Agnes.

Eastern Yellow Wagtail – 1 in Peninnis Farm fields and in Lower Moors.

Serin – 1 Telegraph.

Short-toed Lark – 1 on the Airfield.

Red-breasted Flycatcher – 2 Newford Duck Pond, 1 Holy Vale and 2 St. Agnes.

Wryneck – 1 Peninnis and 1 in Buzza Quarry.

Great Spotted Woodpecker – 1 over the airfield.

Firecrest – 6 on St. Mary’s. 1 on Tresco and 1 on St. Agnes.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 18 on St. Mary’s, 8 on Tresco, 2 on St. Agnes and 1 on Bryher.

Lapland Bunting – 3 on Peninnis and 3 on Bryher.

Black-necked Grebe – 1 in Town Bay.

Balearic Shearwater -1 past Gugh.

Osprey – 1 on St. Mary’s then flew to Tresco.

Hobby – 1 around St. Mary’s.

Merlin – 1 over the airfield and 1 St. Martin’s.

Wigeon – 25 Tresco.

Pintail – 2 Great Pool, Tresco.

Shoveler – 1 Great Pool, Tresco.

Common Scoter – 6 in the Roads and 2 off Bar Point.

Red-throated Diver – 1 in the Roads.

Great Northern Diver – 1 off Peninnis and 1 off Samson.

Golden Plover – 1 Garrison and 1 on the Airfield.

Grey Plover – 6 Teän.

Black-tailed Godwit 1 Porth Hellick.

Knot – 1 Teän.

Curlew Sandpiper 1 St. Agnes and 1 Tresco.

Common Sandpiper – 1 Porthloo.

Whimbrel – 1 Porthloo.

Jack Snipe – 3 in Lower Moors and 3 Porth Hellick..

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthloo and 1 Tesco Channel.

Kingfisher – 1 Lower Moors.

Garden Warbler – 1 Airfield.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Porthloo.

Ring Ouzel – 2 Gugh.

Mistle Thrush – 1 Helvear.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 Helvear.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Newford Duck Pond, 1 Ram’s Valley, 1 Tresco 1 St. Agnes.

Black Redstart – 12 on St. Mary’s, 3 on Tresco, 2 on St. Martin’s and 3 on St. Agnes.

Common Redstart – 1 Porthcressa, 1 Porth Mellon and 1 St. Agnes.

Whinchat – 8 on St. Mary’s and 1 on Gugh.