Sunday 18th October 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

Hudsonian Whimbrel – 1 was still at Gimbal Porth, Tresco.

Red-flanked Bluetail – The bird was relocated in a field along Barnaby Lane, St. Agnes.

Blyth’s Pipit – 1 still on the west side of Peninnis.

Red-throated Pipit – 1 on the Heliport, Tresco.

Short-toed Lark – 1 again on the Airfield.

Little Bunting – 1 still in the Standing Stones Field, Lower Moors.

Great Spotted Woodpecker – 1 Holy Vale and 1 Tresco.

Pink-footed Geese – 2 still on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Spoonbill – 1 still on Stony Island.

Osprey – 1 still around Tresco.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 5 on St. Mary’s, 3 on St. Martin’s and 3 on Tresco.

Firecrest – 12 on St. Mary’s and 7 on Tresco.

Lapland Bunting – 2 Tresco.

Garganey – The juvenile was still on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Turtle Dove – 1 still on Tresco.

Short-eared Owl – 2 on the Garrison.

Jack Snipe – 4 Lower Moors Pool and 1 Porth Hellick Pool.

Woodcock – 1 St. Agnes.

Ring Ouzel – 10 St. Mary’s, 5 St. Agnes, 2 Tresco and 2 St. Martin’s.

Mistle Thrush – 2 Peninnis, 1 on the Golf Course and 2 on St. Martin’s.

Black Redstart – 2 Porthloo, 1 Peninnis, 2 Porthcressa, 3 Bryher and 1 Tresco.

Brambling – 3 Green Farm, 1 Holy Vale and 1 Sunnyside.

Lesser Redpoll – 2 St. Martin’s.

Wigeon – 16 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Pintail – A female was on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Shoveler – A female was on Abbey Pool, Tresco.

Great Northern Diver – 1 in The Roads.

Little Grebe – 2 still on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Golden Plover – 4 on the Golf Course.

Whimbrel – 2 Porthloo and 1 Pendrathen.

Sanderling – 100 Samson, 50 Tresco and 3 Porthloo.

Dunlin – 2 St. Martin’s.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthcressa.

Merlin – A female on Tresco.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Garrison.

Common Whitethroat – 1 Higher Moors.

Common Redstart – 1 Holy Vale and 1 Salakee.

Whinchat – 1 Pungies Lane and 1 on Tresco.

Reed Bunting – 2 Tresco.