Tuesday 3rd October 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Tuesday’s log call:

Cedar Waxwing – 1 on St. Agnes in Browarth Fields’ hedges late morning seen mid-afternoon briefly in flight, before finally been pinned down for the assembled throng in a sycamore opposite Coastguard Cottages.

Cliff Swallow – 1 still on Tresco and then it or another flew over Deep Point towards Carn Friars. Early evening it was seen over Peninnis and then in Lower Moors where it seemed to go to roost.

Isabelline Wheatear 1 on St. Mary’s Airfield.

Bee-eater – 3 still on Tresco.

American Golden Plover – 1 still on Porth Hellick Beach.

Pectoral Sandpiper – 1 on Porth Hellick Pool.

Spoonbill – 1 flew from Tresco towards Samson.

Lapland Bunting – 1 on Wingletang, St. Agnes.

Wryneck – 1 on Peninnis, 1 on the Garrison and 1 at Browarth, St. Agnes.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 at Trenoweth and 1 at Shooters’ Pool, Lower Moors.

Firecrest – 2 on St. Agnes.

Pink-footed Goose – 6 Tresco.

Pale-bellied Brent Goose – 2 over Carn Near, Tresco and the seen flying over Browarth, St. Agnes .

Pintail – A drake on Abbey Pool, Tresco.

Tufted Duck – a female on Abbey Pool, Tresco.

Great Northern Diver – 1 Tresco Channel.

Little Grebe – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Common Buzzard – 1 on Tresco.

Golden Plover – 1 on the Airfield and 4 over Port Hellick

Jack Snipe – 1 on Lower Moors Pool.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porth Killier, St. Agnes and 1 in Tresco Channel.

Turtle Dove – 1 on St. Agnes.

Spotted Flycatcher – 3 on St. Martin’s and 3 on St. Agnes.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Holy Vale, 1 St. Martin’s and 3 St. Agnes.

Whinchat – 1 on the Airfield, 1 on Peninnis and 2 on St. Agnes.

Yellow Wagtail – 2 Lower Moors, 1 on Tresco and 1 on St. Agnes.

Siskin – 1 on St. Agnes.