Thursday 29th October 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

Hudsonian Whimbrel – A dark-rumped Whimbrel that flew from Porthloo towards Pendrathen was almost certainly this species.

Dusky Warbler – 1still on Barnaby Lane, S. Agnes.

Radde’s Warbler – 1 still at Troy Town, St. Agnes.

Pallas’s Warbler – 1 still at Troy Town, St. Agnes.

Hawfinch – 1 on Green Lane

Osprey – 1 over the north of St. Mary’s and then flew to Tresco.

Spoonbill – 1 Still on Stony Island.

Purple Sandpiper – 2 Eastern Isles.

Jack Snipe – 1 Lower Moors and 1 Bryher.

Ring Ouzel – 1 at Pelistry and 1 on Halangy Down.

Mistle Thrush – 1 still on St. Agnes.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 on St. Agnes and 6 on St. Mary’s.

Siberian Chiffchaff – 1 on St. Agnes.

Pink Footed Goose – 1 on St. Mary’s.

Sooty Shearwater – 2 on a short-range pelagic trip.

Firecrest – 25 on St. Mary’s and 10 on St. Agnes.

Short-eared Owl – 1 over Sunnyside Farm.

Black Redstart – 34 on St. Mary’s and 5 on St. Agnes.

Brambling – 5 Lower Moors.

Lesser Redpoll – 2 St. Agnes.

Red-throated Diver – 1 on the Garrison.

Great Northern Diver – 1 Hugh Town and 1 on a short-range pelagic trip.

Golden Plover – 1 at Maypole.

Whimbrel – 2 Bar Point, 1 Porthloo and 1 at Pelistry.

Bar-tailed Godwit – 1 at Bar Point.

Great Skua – 9 on a short-range pelagic trip.

Kittiwake – 38 on a short-range pelagic trip.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthcressa, 4 Bryher and 5 on a short-range pelagic trip.

Merlin – 1 Porthloo and 2 on St. Agnes.

Sedge Warbler – A very late bird was at Porth Hellick Pool.

Whinchat – 1 St. Agnes and 1 Telegraph.

Reed Bunting – 1 Lower Moors