Thursday 5th October 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Wednesday’s log call:

Cedar Waxwing – 1 still on St. Agnes.

Cliff Swallow – 1 still on St. Mary’s, showing well around the airport terminal building.

Isabelline Wheatear – 1 still on St. Mary’s Airfield.

Bee-eater – 1 still on Tresco.

American Golden Plover – 1 still on Porth Hellick Beach.

Common Rosefinch – 1 in a field opposite the entrance to Trewince

Spotted Crake – 1 still in Lower Moors.

Hawfinch – 1 Borough Farm, St. Mary’s and 1 on Gugh.

Lapland Bunting – 1 still on Wingletang Down, St. Agnes.

Wryneck – 1 on Gugh.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 Shooters’ Pool, 1 Carn Gwaval, 1 on St. Agnes and 1 on Tresco.

Firecrest – 2 Old Town Churchyard and 3 Carreg Dhu Gardens.

Pale-bellied Brent Goose – 2 at Porthloo.

Shoveler – A drake on Lower Moors Pool.

Golden Plover – 1 Port Hellick.

Black-tailed Godwit – 1 on Tresco.

Great Skua – 2 off the north of Tresco.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthcressa.

Turtle Dove – 1 on St. Agnes.

Merlin – A male and Female on St. Mary’s.

Garden Warbler – 1 on St. Martin’s.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 in Holy Vale and 2 on St. Martin’s.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Carn Gwaval and 1 Holy Vale.

Whinchat – 1 on the Airfield.

White Wagtail – 3 Porthloo and 2 Jackson’s Hill