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    Categories: Bird Sightings

Tuesday 10th October 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Monday’s log

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

American Golden Plover – 1 still on Porth Hellick Beach.

Rose-coloured Starling – A juvenile on Buzza Hill.

Spotted Crake – 1 still in Lower Moors.

Spoonbill – 1 on Green Island, Samson.

Hawfinch – 3 Green Lane/Maypole, 1 Lower Moors, 1 Borough Farm, Tresco and 1 St. Agnes.

Wryneck – 1 on St. Martin’s.

Snow Bunting – 3 on St. Martin’s.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 8 on St. Mary’s, 1 on St. Agnes, and 1 on St. Tresco.

Firecrest – 7 on St. Mary’s, 1 on Tresco and 1 on St. Agnes.

Yellow-legged Gull – 2 on a pelagic trip.

Grey Phalarope – 1 on a pelagic trip.

Sooty Shearwater – 2 on a pelagic trip.

Pink- footed Goose – 8 on Tresco.

Pale-bellied Brent Goose – 2 still at Porth Mellon.

Wigeon – 1 on Abbey Pool, Tresco

Pintail – A drake on Abbey Pool, Tresco.

Common Scoter – 3 in the Roads.

Great Northern Diver – 2 off Innisidgen.

Little Grebe – 2 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Whimbrel – 1 Watermill and 1 Porthloo.

Bar-tailed Godwit – 2 Porthloo.

Woodcock – The first of the autumn was 1 at Carn Friars.

Jack Snipe – 1 in Lower Moors.

Artic Skua – 1 on a pelagic trip.

Great Skua – 7+ on a pelagic trip.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 off the Garrison, 1 Tresco Channel 2 on a pelagic trip.

Turtle Dove – 1 in a garden in Hugh Town.

Merlin – A female around St. Mary’s and a female Gugh.

Redwing – 1 Porthloo.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 Holy Vale and 1 on St. Agnes.

Common Redstart – 1 Porthcressa.

Whinchat – 1 on the Airfield and 1 at the Dump.

White Wagtail – 1 Telegraph.

Lesser Redpoll – 1 Lower Moors and 1 Tresco.

Siskin – 4 Tresco.

Reed Bunting – 1 Carn Friars/Porth Hellick.

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