Wednesday 14th October 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

Blyth’s Pipit – 1 still on the west side of Peninnis.

Red-flanked Bluetail – 1 still showing well at Cove Vean, St. Agnes

Red-throated Pipit – 1 still on Peninnis and 1 Carn Friars/ Porth Hellick Down area.

Little Bunting – 1 still in the Standing Stones Field, Lower Moors.

Short-toed Lark – 1 still on the Airfield.

Common Rosefinch – 1 still St. Martin’s.

Richard’s Pipit – 2 Pungies Lane and 1 on Bryher.

Serin – 1 over Little Arthur Farm, St. Martin’s.

Bullfinch – A report of this Scilly rarity was 1 at the west end of the Great Pool, Tresco.

Red-breasted Flycatcher – 1 Bryher.

Melodious Warbler – 1 on Bryher.

Snow Bunting – 1 Giant’s Castle.

Balearic Shearwater – 2 on a pelagic trip.

Garganey – 2 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

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

Spoonbill – 1 still on Green Island, Samson.

Osprey – 1 over Samson, Tresco and St. Mary’s.

Great Spotted Woodpecker – A female in Holy Vale.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 3 on St. Mary’s, 1 on Tresco, 1 on St. Agnes and 1 on St. Martin’s.

Firecrest –19 on St. Mary’s, 5 on Bryher, 1 Tresco and 3 on St. Martin’s.

Jack Snipe – 1 Shooters’ Pool, 5 Lower Moors Pool and 1 Porth Hellick Pool.

Ring Ouzel – 1 Peninnis and 1 Bryher.

Lesser Redpoll – 1 Green farm and 3 on Tresco..

Mistle Thrush – 1 Content and 1 St. Martin’s.

Black Redstart – 5 Porthloo, 1 Tresco, 1 Peninnis and 3 Bryher.

Wigeon – 15 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Great Northern Diver – 1 on a pelagic trip, 1 off Samson and 1 of Innisidgen.

Little Grebe – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

European Storm-petrel – 1 on a pelagic trip.

Golden Plover – 2 on the Golf Course.

Whimbrel – 1 Bar Point, 2 Taylor’s Island, 2 St. Agnes and 2 Tresco.

Purple Sandpiper – 1 Western Rocks.

Woodcock – the first of the autumn was 1 at Longstone.

Pomarine Skua – 1 on a pelagic trip.

Great Skua – 2 on a pelagic trip.

Kittiwake – 3 on a pelagic trip and 5 from the Scillonian III.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthcressa, 3 Tresco Channel and 1 on a pelagic trip.

Short-eared Owl – 1 on the Golf Course.

Merlin – A male and a female around the islands.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Old Town Churchyard and 1 on Tresco.

Mistle Thrush – 2 Holy Vale and 1 St. Agnes.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 Newford Duck Pond and 1 St. Agnes.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Newford Duck Pond.

Whinchat – 1 Porth Hellick and 3 Bryher.

Tree Pipit – 1 on Peninnis.

Brambling – 1 Higher Moors.

Reed Bunting – 1 Peninnis.