Wednesday 19th October 2016 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Tuesday’s log call:

Snow Bunting (K.Webb)

Snow Bunting (K.Webb)

Little Bunting – 2 on St. Martin’s and 1 on Peninnis.

Short-toed Lark – 1 still on the Airfield.

Serin – 1 was flying around St. Mary’s and seen/heard at several locations.

Woodlark – 1 still in a field between Borough Farm and Watermill Lane.

Wryneck – 2 Peninnis, 1 Porth Minnick and 1 Old Town Churchyard.

Great Spotted Woodpecker – 1 Higher Moors.

Firecrest – 5 on St. Mary’s.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 11 on St. Mary’s, 12 on Tresco, 1 on Bryher and 1 on St. Agnes.

Lapland Bunting – 2 on Peninnis and 1 on the Airfield.

Snow Bunting – 1 on Peninnis and 6 on Bryher.

Black-necked Grebe – 2 in Town Bay.

Grey Phalarope – 2 near Bishop rock.

Merlin – 1 Airfield.

Osprey – 1 seen around the islands..

Great Northern Diver – 2 in Porthcressa Bay.

Whimbrel – 5 flew southeast past Deep Point.

Bar-tailed Godwit – 1 Porthloo

Jack Snipe – 3 Lower Moors and 2 Porth Hellick.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthcressa. 1 Tresco Channel and 1 near Bishop Rock.

Yellow-legged Gull – 1 Porth Hellick Beach.

Kingfisher – 1 Old Town.

Hooded Crow – 1 still on Bryher

Garden Warbler – 1 Airfield.

Ring Ouzel – 1 Peninnis, 1 St. Agnes, 1 Tresco and 2 on Bryher.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Holy Vale and 1 on Gugh .

Black Redstart – 4 on St. Mary’s, 1 on St. Martin’s and 1 on St. Agnes.

Common Redstart – 1 Porthcressa.

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

Reed Bunting – 1 at Longstone.