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    Categories: Bird Sightings

Sunday 8th October 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Sunday’s log call:

Cedar Waxwing – 1 still on St. Agnes.

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

American Golden Plover – 1 still on Porth Hellick Beach.

Rose-coloured Starling – A juvenile on Buzza Hill.

Common Rosefinch – 1 still on Gugh.

Spotted Crake – 1 still in Lower Moors.

Spoonbill – 1 on Green Island, Samson.

Hawfinch – 3 on St. Agnes and 1 Green Lane.

Wryneck – 1 Morning Point, the Garrison.

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

Yellow-browed Warbler – 16 on St. Mary’s, 4 on Tresco, 3 on Bryher, 2 on St. Agnes and 1 on St. Martin’s.

Firecrest – 5 on St. Mary’s, 1 on Tresco and 1 on St. Agnes.

Yellow-legged Gull – 1 on a pelagic trip.

Sooty Shearwater – 1 on a pelagic trip.

Balearic Shearwater – 1 on a pelagic trip.

Pink- footed Goose – 6 flew over Porthcressa.

Pale-bellied Brent Goose – 2 at Porth Mellon.

Wigeon – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Pintail – A drake on Abbey Pool, Tresco.

Common Scoter – 1 in Tresco Channel.

Great Northern Diver – 1 off Innisidgen.

Little Grebe – 2 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Common Buzzard – 1 Tresco.

Golden Plover – 2 over Porth Hellick Down.

Whimbrel – 1 Porthloo and 5 Morning Point, the Garrison.

Bar-tailed Godwit – 1 Porthloo and 2 Bryher.

Purple Sandpiper – 2 on the Western Rocks.

Artic Skua – 1 past Morning Point and 1 past Tresco.

Great Skua – 2 past Morning Point and 2 from a pelagic trip.

Mediterranean Gull – 4 in the Roads, 1 at Porthcressa and 1 on q pelagic trip.

Short-eared Owl – 1 on St. Agnes.

Merlin – 1 Green Lane and 1 Hugh Town.

Hooded Crow – 1 Bryher.

Garden Warbler – 1 on the Garrison.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Higher Moors and 1 Airport Lane.

Redwing – 2 Porth Hellick.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 Morning Point. The Garrison, 1 on the Dead Pine Walk, the Garrison, 1 Mount Todden and 1 St. Agnes.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Carn Gwaval, 1 Old Town Churchyard and 1 on St. Agnes.

Common Redstart – 1 Porthcressa and 1 on Tresco.

Whinchat – 3 on the Airfield, 2 at the Dump, 2 on St. Martin’s and 1 on Tresco.

Yellow Wagtail – 1 Lower Moors and 1 Airfield.

White Wagtail – 4 on the Airfield and 1 Porth Mellon.

Tree Pipit – 1 Giant’s Castle.

Lesser Redpoll – 2 on Tresco.

Siskin – 4 Higher Moors.

Reed Bunting – 1 Lower Moors and 2 on Tresco.

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