Thursday 17th September 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

St. Mary’s – The 2 Pectoral Sandpipers were still at Porth Hellick Pool, the 2 Wrynecks were still at Bant’s Carn and the the 2 Yellow-browed Warblers were still at Higher Moors. Whinchats were at Lower Moors and on Peninnis and there were still plenty of Spotted Flycatchers on the island as well as at least 7 Tree Pipits and 2 Common Redstarts. A Mediterranean Gull was in The Roads and the first Mistle Thrush of the autumn, a scarce bird on Scilly.

St. Agnes – A juvenile Rose-coloured Starling, a Common Redstart, a Whinchat, 4 Spotted Flycatchers, a Barred Warbler, a Common Whitethroat and a Firecrest.

Bryher – 2 Whimbrels, a Wryneck, 5 Whinchats, 3 Spotted Flycatchers, a Common Whitethroat and a Yellow-browed Warbler