Wednesday 4th October 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

A selection from Wednesday’s log call:

Cedar Waxwing – 1 still on St. Agnes.

Cliff Swallow – 1 still on St. Mary’s, seen at several locations

Isabelline Wheatear – 1 still on St. Mary’s Airfield.

Bee-eater – 3 still on Tresco moving to St. Martin’s and then back to Tresco in the evening.

American Golden Plover – 1 still on Porth Hellick Beach.

Rose-coloured Starling – A juvenile at Telegraph.

Spotted Crake – 1 in Lower Moors.

Great Shearwater – 1 on today’s pelagic trip.

Grey Phalarope – 1 on today’s pelagic trip.

Hawfinch – 1 flew over Watermill and 1 near Pentle Bay, Tresco.

Lapland Bunting – 1 still on Wingletang Down, St. Agnes.

Wryneck – 1 on the Old Town side of Peninnis and 1 on the Garrison.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 on Tresco.

Firecrest – 1 Old Town Churchyard, 1 Carreg Dhu Gardens, 1 Longstone, 1 Sandy Lane and 1 on Tresco.

Pale-bellied Brent Goose – 2 at Porthloo.

Pintail – A drake on Abbey Pool, Tresco.

Sooty Shearwater – 7 on today’s pelagic trip and 1 past Kettle Point, Tresco.

Balearic Shearwater – 1 on today’s pelagic trip, 5 from the Scillonian III and 2 past Kettle Point, Tresco.

European Storm-petrel – 1 on today’s pelagic trip.

Little Grebe – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Golden Plover – 1 Port Hellick and 3 Kittydown.

Whimbrel – 1 Porth Hellick Bay.

Jack Snipe – 1 at Porth Hellick Pool.

Great Skua – 5 on today’s pelagic trip.

Mediterranean Gull – An adult in The Roads.

Yellow-legged Gull – 1 on today’s pelagic trip.

Turtle Dove – 1 at Harry’s Walls and 1 on St. Agnes.

Skylark – 1 Trenoweth.

Garden Warbler – 1 Old Town Churchyard and 1 on the Garrison

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Higher Moors.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Watermill.

Common Redstart – 1 on the Garrison.

Whinchat – 1 on the Airfield, 1 Porth Minnick and 1 on St. Agnes.

Yellow Wagtail – 1 Lower Moors.

White Wagtail – 5 Lower Moors and 1 Harry’s Walls.

Siskin – 2 on Tresco.