Tuesday 17th October 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Tuesday’s log call.

Western Orphean Warbler – 1 still on St. Agnes.

Wilson’s Snipe – The bird thought probably to be this species was still on Porth Hellick Pool.

Radde’s Warbler – 1 at Longstone.

Radde’s Warbler, T.Collinson

American Golden Plover – 1 still on Porth Hellick Beach.

Little Bunting – 1 on St, Agnes.

Leach’s Storm-petrel – 2 on the pelagic trip.

Sabine’s Gull – 1 on the pelagic trip.

Pomarine Skua – 4 on the pelagic trip.

Spotted Crake – 1 still in Lower Moors.

Spoonbill – 2 on Green Island, Samson.

Hawfinch – 1 at Maypole, 7 on Green Farm, 1 Peninnis and 2 on St. Agnes.

Yellow-browed Warbler –8 on St. Mary’s, 4 on Tresco and 1 on St. Agnes.

Firecrest – 13 on St. Mary’s, 1 on Tresco and 2 on St. Martin’s.

Lapland Bunting – 1 on Wingletang down, St. Agnes.

Long-tailed Duck – 1 flew from Porth Mellon to the Roads.

Grey Phalarope – 2 on the pelagic trip.

Sooty Shearwater – 6 on the pelagic trip.

Balearic Shearwater – 11 on the pelagic trip.

European Storm-petrel –11 on the pelagic trip.

Pink- footed Goose – 6 on Tresco.

Pale-bellied Brent Goose – 2 Porth Mellon.

Wigeon – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Pintail – A drake on Abbey Pool, Tresco.

Common Scoter – 7 on the pelagic trip.

Great Northern Diver – 2 on the pelagic trip and 1 off the Garrison.

Little Grebe – 2 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Buzzard – 1 on Tresco.

Golden Plover – 1 flew over Longstone.

Whimbrel – 1 Garrison, 1 Porth Hellick and 2 on St. Martin’s.

Woodcock – 1 Kittydown.

Jack Snipe – 1 St. Agnes.

Arctic Skua – 2 on the pelagic trip.

Great Skua – 13 on the pelagic trip and 1 past Peninnis.

Arctic Tern – 1 on the pelagic trip.
Mediterranean Gull – 5 Porthloo and 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Yellow-legged Gull – An adult at Porthcressa.

Merlin – A female at Pelistry.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 on St. Agnes.

Common Whitethroat – 1 on Rocky Hill and 1 on the Garrison.

Ring Ouzel – 1 on Peninnis.

Spotted Flycatcher – 2 Holy Vale.

Black Redstart – 6 on St. Mary’s.

Whinchat – 1 Porth Mellon.

Yellow Wagtail – 1 Lower Moors.

Tree Pipit – 1 Porth Hellick Down.

Siskin – 70 on St. Mary’s and 15 at Borough Farm, Tresco.

Reed Bunting – 1 Porth Hellick, 1 Maypole, 2 Carn Friars, 1 Garrison and 2 on Tresco.