Wednesday 15th October 2014 Isles of Scilly Bird Sightings

Highlights from Tuesday’s log:

Little Bunting – 1 on St. Agnes.

Short-toed Lark – 1 St. Agnes.

Barred Warbler – 1 at Carn Gwaval and then back near the Health Centre.

Wryneck – 1 Garrison and 1 Bryher.

Whooper Swan – 4 on Tresco..

Red-breasted Flycatcher 1 Rosehill, 1 Lower Broome platform and 1 St. Agnes.

Snow Bunting – 3 on the airfield.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 6 on St. Mary’s and 2 on St. Agnes.

Firecrest – 9 on St. Mary’s and 1 on St. Agnes.

Ring Ouzel – 16 on St. Mary’s, 10 on St. Agnes/Gugh and 5 on Bryher.

Cuckoo – A very late bird on Gugh before moving to St. Agnes.

Sooty Shearwater – 1 from the Scillonian.

Manx Shearwater – 2 past Peninnis.

Balearic Shearwater – 1 past Peninnis and 1 from the Scillonian.

European Storm-petrel – 2 from the Scillonian.

Merlin – 1 Porth Hellick.

Hobby – 1 hawking over the Great Pool, Tresco.

Golden Plover – 2 on the airfield and1 over Peninnis.

Grey Plover – 1 Porthcressa and 1 Gugh.

Dunlin – 2 Porth Hellick and 1 Porthloo.

Jack Snipe – 3 Lower Moors and 1 Newford Duck Pond.

Whimbrel – 1 Porthcressa, 1 Porthloo and 1 St. Agnes.

Common Sandpiper – 1 Porthcressa.

Great Skua – 1 from the Scillonian.

Mediterranean Gull – 3 Porthcressa.

Black Redstart – 1 Porthcressa, 2 Garrison and 1 St. Agnes.

Common Redstart – 1 Peninnis Farm trail.

Whinchat – 1Carn Friars, 1 Gugh and 2 Bryher.

Mistle Thrush – 1 at Trenoweth.

Brambling – 1 Content.

Reed Bunting – 1 Lower Moor.

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