Thursday 8th October 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

Isabelline Wheatear – A bird was found Late evening on the Golf Course.

Short-toed Lark – 1 on the Airfield.

Richard’s Pipit – 1 Peninnis.

Melodious Warbler – A Hippolais warbler seen on Bryher was thought to be this species.

Crossbill – 5 Peninnis and 4 on Tresco.

Lapland Bunting – 1 on the Airfield and one on St. Martin’s.

Garganey – A juvenile on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Wryneck – 1 Gugh.

Great Spotted Woodpecker – 1 around the north end of St. Mary’s.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 Lower Moors,1 Newford Duck Pond, 3 St. Martin’s,2 Tresco and 3 Bryher.

Firecrest – 15 on St. Mary’s,1 on St. Agnes, 1 on St. Martin’s, 1 Bryher and 2 on Tresco.

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

Ring Ouzel – 1Pelistry and 1 Old Town.

Red-throated Diver – The summer-plumage was still in Old Town Bay.

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

Black Redstart – 1 Porthcressa.

Wigeon – 7 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Pintail – A female on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Red-breasted Merganser – 1 in Tresco Channel.

Little Grebe – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Common Buzzard -1 on Tresco.

Golden Plover – 1 St. Martin’s.

Whimbrel – 1 Giant’s Castle, 2 Toll’s Island and 1 in Tresco Channel.

Sanderling – 149 Bryher.

Grey Phalarope – 1 from the Scillonian III on the morning crossing from Penzance to St. Mary’s.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthloo and 1 Tresco and.

Merlin – A male over the Airfield and a female on St. Martin’s.

Garden Warbler – 1 Water Mill.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 1 Holy Vale and 1 Tresco.

Spotted Flycatcher – 5 on St. Mary’s, 1 on Tresco and 9 on Bryher.

Pied Flycatcher – 2 Tresco.

Common Redstart – 1 Content, 1 Giant’s Castle and 1 Abbey Pool, Tresco

Whinchat – 4 on St. Mary’s 1 on Tresco and 4 on Bryher.

Yellow Wagtail – 5 on St.Mary’s and 1 on Tresco.

Reed Bunting -2 on Bryher.