Tuesday 29th September 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

St. Agnes – The Red-eyed Vireo which had not been seen since Saturday was relocated at the Fruit-cage before moving round the corner to the Chapel Fields. Also at the Fruit Cage were a Yellow-browed Warbler & a Firecrest, another Firecrest was at Troy Town.

Gugh – A Yellow-browed Warbler.

St. Mary’s – The Pectoral Sandpiper was still at Porth Hellick Pool, single Firecrests were at Trenoweth & Carreg Dhu Gardens, the first Jack Snipe of the autumn was at Shooters’ Pool, Lower Moors and 2 Pied Flycatchers were at Watermill. 2 Lapland Buntings were on the Airfield and the number had risen to 5 by late evening.

Tresco – A Little Grebe, a Shoveler, a Wigeon and a Spotted Flycatcher.

Bryher – 7+ Spotted Flycatchers and 3 Whinchats.

At sea – A Grey Phalarope was seen from the Scillonian III morning crossing from Penzance to St. Mary’s.