Thursday 13th October 2016 IoS Bird Sightings

Lapland Bunting (M.Goodey)

Lapland Bunting (M.Goodey)

A selection from Thursday’s log call:

Cattle Egret – 1 Pelistry.

Western Subalpine Warbler – 1 in St. Mary’s Hall Garden, Hugh Town.

Little Bunting – 1 Browarth, St. Agnes.

Greenish Warbler – 1 at Veronica Farm, Bryher.

Yellow Wagtail – A probable Eastern Yellow Wagtail was in Lower Moors.

Pallas’s Warbler – 1 on the Garrison.

Barred Warbler – 1 in fields opposite the riding stables.

Short-toed Lark – 1 on the Airfield

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

Dotterel – 2 on Shipman Head Down, Bryher.

Wryneck – 3 Peninnis, 1 Garrison and 1 on St. Agnes.

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

Yellow-browed Warbler – 28 across the islands.

Siberian Chiffchaff – 2 on St. Agnes.

Lapland Bunting – 3 on Peninnis, 1 on St. Agnes and 3 on Bryher.

Snow Bunting – 1 Toll’s Island.

Black-necked Grebe – 1 Town Bay.

Hen Harrier – 1 St. Agnes.

Hobby – 3 over the Airfield.

Merlin – 1 Porth Hellick Down and 1 St. Agnes.

Short-eared Owl – 1 on the Golf Course and 1 on Bryher.

Dark-bellied Brent Goose – 5 off Annet.

Pintail – 2 on Great Pool, Tresco.

Common Scoter – 6 off Carn Near, Tresco.

Great Northern Diver – 1 near Samson.

Lapwing – 5 Porthloo, 2 Airfield and 2 on Tresco..

Whimbrel – 1 Porthloo, 1 Porth Minnick and 1 Bar Point.

Curlew Sandpiper – 1 St. Agnes and 1 Abbey Pool, Tresco.

Common Sandpiper 1 Bryher.

Jack Snipe – 5 in Lower Moors and 1 3 Porth Hellick.

Mediterranean Gull – 2 adults in the Roads.

Short-eared Owl – 1 on the Golf Course and 1 on Bryher.

Kingfisher – 1 Town Bay and 1 on Bryher.

Garden Warbler – 1 Longstone.

Lesser Whitethroat – 2 on the Garrison.

Common Whitethroat – 1 Bar Point.

Ring Ouzel – 1 Bar Point, 1 Tresco and 1 Bryher.

Mistle Thrush – 4 on the Airfield, 3 Carn Friars and 2 Porth Hellick.

Spotted Flycatcher – 2 Garrison, 1 Maypole and 1 St. Agnes.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Tresco.

Black Redstart – 8 on St. Mary’s, 1 on Bryher, 3 on St. Agnes and 1 on Tresco.

Common Redstart – 1 Porthcressa, 1 Tresco, 1 St. Agnes and 1 Bryher.

Whinchat – 7 on St. Mary’s, 3 on Gugh and 2 on Bryher.

Tree Pipit – 1 Bant’s Carn, 1 Content and 1 Porthcressa.