Thursday 15th October 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

Hudsonian Whimbrel – The second for Scilly was found at Gimbal Porth, Tresco early evening.

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

Red-flanked Bluetail – 1 still showing well at Cove Vean, St. Agnes

Red-throated Pipit – 1 still on Peninnis.

Short-toed Lark – 1 still on the Airfield.

Common Rosefinch – 1 still St. Martin’s, 1 St. Agnes and 1 Tresco.

Richard’s Pipit – 1 flew from Tresco to Bryher and 2 flew from Bryher to Samson.

Red-breasted Flycatcher – 1 still on Bryher.

Melodious Warbler – 1 still on Bryher.

Garganey – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

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

Spoonbill – 1 on Stony Island.

Hen Harrier – A ringtail firstly on St. Agnes and then across all islands.

Osprey – 1 Tresco, Bryher and Samson.

Hobby – 1 over the Great Pool, Tresco.

Great Spotted Woodpecker – A female in Holy Vale and a male on Tresco.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 6 on St. Mary’s, 1 on Tresco, 2 on St. Agnes and 4 on Bryher.

Firecrest –2 on the Garrison, 5 on Bryher and 4 on Tresco.

Jack Snipe – 1 Shooters’ Pool, 1 Lower Moors Pool and 1 ringed at Porth Hellick Pool.

Ring Ouzel – 1 Rocky Hill and 1 Lower Moors.

Lesser Redpoll – 1 Green Farm and 1 Bryher.

Mistle Thrush – 1 Content and 1 St. Martin’s.

Black Redstart – 3 Porthloo, 2 Garrison,1 Giant’s Castle, 1 Tresco and 1 Bryher.

Wigeon – 16 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Pintail – A female was on Porth Hellick Pool.

Great Northern Diver – 2 in the Roads.

Little Grebe – 2 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Golden Plover – 2 on the Golf Course.

Lapwing – 1 on St. Martin’s.

Whimbrel – 3 Pelistry. 2 Bryher and 1 Tresco.

Sanderling – 137 Samson.

Dunlin – 1 Bryher.

Woodcock – 1 Tresco.

Kittiwake – 2 in the Roads.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthcressa and 6 Tresco.

Short-eared Owl – 1 Peninnis and 1 Bryher.

Merlin – What was probably the same female was seen around the islands.

Redwing – A large arrival with 1100 over Longstone and 1400 over Pelistry.

Common Whitethroat – 1 Bryher.

Mistle Thrush – 1 Peninnis and 2 Bryher.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 Newford Duck Pond and 1 Bryher.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 St. Agnes.

Whinchat – 1 Porth Hellick, 1 Tresco and 4 Bryher.

Tree Pipit – 1 Green Lane.

Reed Bunting – 3 Tresco.