Sunday 23rd October 2016 IoS Bird Sightings

American Herring Gull – A 3rd-winter bird was at the municipal dump briefly in the afternoon.

American Herring Gull, St. Mary's, 23.10.16, Kris Webb

American Herring Gull, St. Mary’s, 23.10.16, Kris Webb

American Herring Gull, St. Mary's, 23.10.16, Kris Webb

American Herring Gull, St. Mary’s, 23.10.16, Kris Webb

American Herring Gull, St. Mary's, 23.10.16, Kris Webb

American Herring Gull, St. Mary’s, 23.10.16, Kris Webb

Woodlark – 2 Salakee Farm and 1 Telegraph.

Wryneck – 1 Peninnis.

Black-necked Grebe – 1 was back in Town Bay.

Firecrest – 1 Carreg Dhu Gardens and 2 Lower Moors.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 10 on St. Mary’s

Siberian Chiffchaff – 1 St. Agnes.

Lapland Bunting – 2 Bryher.

Snow Bunting – 1 on Peninnis .

Osprey – 1 on Tresco.

Merlin – 1 over Hugh Town and 2 Tresco.

Pintail – 2 on the Great Pool, Tresco

Common Scoter – 10 past Peninnis and 1 off Tresco.

Common Buzzard – 1 on Tresco.

Lapwing – 1 flew over St. Mary’s quay.

Whimbrel – 1 Pendrethen and 1 Porthcressa.

Common Sandpiper – 1 Bryher.

Woodcock – 1 Standing Stones Field, Lower Moors

Jack Snipe – 3 Lower Moors and 1 Porth Hellick.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthcressa, 1 Garrison and 1 Tresco.

Kingfisher – 1 Old Town.

Hooded Crow – 1 still on Bryher.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Trewince.

Ring Ouzel – 1 Peninnis, 1 Tresco and 1 Bryher.

Mistle Thrush – 2 Tremelethen, 2 Trewince and 1 Tresco.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Longstone.

Black Redstart – 14 on St. Mary’s, 3 on St. Agnes and 4 on Tresco.

Whinchat – 3 Trewince, 2 Golf Course and 1 Bryher.

Siskin – 6 Shooters’ Pool, Lower Moors, 1 Trewince and 1 Garrison.

Reed Bunting – 1 Lower Moors.