Thursday 27th October 2016 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Thursday’s log call:

Dusky Warbler – 1 Higher Moors and 1 on Tresco

Olive-backed Pipit – Still 5 on St. Mary’s:- 2 Old Town, 2 Porthloo Farm, and 1 Normandy Farm. A sixth bird was at Borough Farm, Tresco..

Little Bunting – 2 Browarth, St, Agnes.

Woodlark – 2 Parting Carn.

Spoonbill – 3 on Green Island near Samson.

Wryneck – 1 still on Peninnis.

Black-necked Grebe – 2 in Town Bay and 2 south of Tresco.

Slavonian Grebe – 1 near Teän.

Firecrest – 1 on Tresco.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 5 on St. Mary’s, 5 on Tresco, 1 on Bryher and 1 St. Agnes.

Lapland Bunting – 2 Bryher.

Snow Bunting – 1 on Peninnis .

Yellow-legged Gull – An adult 0n Porth Hellick Beach.

Merlin – 1 Hugh Town, 1 Bryher and 1 Tresco.

Pale-bellied Brent Goose – 1 off Lower Town, St. Martin’s.

Wigeon – 39 Tresco.

Pintail – 2 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Common Scoter – 6 in the Roads.

Red-breasted Merganser – 1 Tresco.

Grey Plover – 7 Teän.

Whimbrel – 1 St. Agnes.

Curlew Sandpiper – 1 still on the Abbey Pool, Tresco.

Jack Snipe – 1 caught and ringed at Porth Hellick and 1 Abbey Pool, Tresco.

Arctic Skua – 1 on a round the islands boat trip

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Tresco Channel

Kingfisher – 1 Bryher and 1 Old Town Bay.

Hooded Crow – 1 still on Bryher.

Common Whitethroat – 1 Rocky Hill

Ring Ouzel – 1 Tresco.

Black Redstart – 4 on St. Mary’s and 1 on St. Martin’s.

Common Redstart – 1 Tresco.

Whinchat – 1 Tresco and 1 Bryher.

Tree Pipit – 1 still on Normandy Farm.

Water Pipit – 1 St. Agnes.

Siskin – 1 Porth Hellick and 1 Tresco.

Reed Bunting – 3 on Tresco.