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    Categories: Bird Sightings

Wednesday 18th October 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Wednesday’s log call.

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

American Golden Plover – 1 still on Porth Hellick Beach.

Little Bunting – 1 on St. Agnes.

Richard’s Pipit – 1 flew from the end of Peninnis.

Water Pipit – 1 on Porth Hellick Beach.

Corncrake – 1 in fields on the eastern side of Peninnis.

Spoonbill – 1 on Green Island, Samson.

Hawfinch – 7 on St. Mary’s, 12 on St. Martin’s, 1 on Tresco and 5 on St. Agnes.

Yellow-browed Warbler –4 on St. Mary’s, 3 on Tresco, 1 on Bryher, 1 on St. Martin’s and 1 on St. Agnes.

Firecrest – 8 on St. Mary’s, 2 on Tresco and 2 on St. Agnes.

Pink- footed Goose – 6 on Tresco.

Pale-bellied Brent Goose – 2 Porthloo.

Wigeon – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Pintail – A drake on Abbey Pool, Tresco.

Common Scoter – 7 in the Roads.

Great Northern Diver – 2 off Pelistry and 1 off the Garrison.

Little Grebe – 2 on the Great Pool, Tresco. 

Buzzard – 1 on Tresco.

Golden Plover – 3 Tresco and 2 St. Agnes.

Whimbrel – 1 Pendrathen, 2 Porth Hellick, 1 Porthloo and 1 on Tresco.

Bar-tailed Godwit – 4 in Tresco Channel and 1 on St. Agnes.

Jack Snipe – 1 Tresco.

Mediterranean Gull –8 in Tresco Channel, 1 on the Abbey Pool, Tresco, 2 on the Great Pool, Tresco and 2 on St. Agnes.

Yellow-legged Gull – 1 on St. Agnes.

Short-eared Owl – 1 on St. Agnes.

Merlin –  1 St Martin’s, 1 St. Agnes and 1 Tresco.

Hooded Crow – 1 Bryher.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Porth Hellick and 1 on St. Agnes.

Common Whitethroat – 1 Holy Vale and 1 on the Garrison.

Ring Ouzel – 1 St. Agnes and 1 St. Martin’s.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 St. Agnes

Black Redstart – 6 on St. Mary’s and 3 on St. Agnes.

Common Redstart – 1 on St. Agnes.

Whinchat – 4 on St. Mary’s, 2 on St. Agnes, 1 on St. Martin’s and 1 on Tresco.

Yellow Wagtail – 1 Tresco.

Brambling – 1 Porthloo, 1 on the Garrison, 2 on Tresco and 1 on St. Agnes. These were the first reports of the autumn.

Siskin – 50 at Longstone,  200 on Tresco and 25 on St. Martin’s .

Reed Bunting – 1 on Tresco

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