Wednesday 8th October 2014 Isles of Scilly Bird Sightings

Highlights from Wednesdays Bird Log included:

Short-toed Lark – 1 St. Agnes.

Common Rosefinch – 1 on Gugh and 1 Borough Farm, Tresco.

Rose-coloured Starling – 1 Pelistry.

Dotterel – 1 Castle Down, Tresco.

Red-breasted Flycatcher – 1 Salakee.

Barred Warbler – 1 near the Health Centre.

Snow Bunting – 1 Tresco.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 Newford Duck Pond, 1 Garrison, 1 Watermill and 1 Rosehill.

Firecrest – 7 on St. Mary’s.

Lesser Redpoll – 1 Holy Vale.

Shoveler – 2 Tresco.

Great Shearwater – 2 past Peninnis.

Sooty Shearwater – 2 past Peninnis.

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

Balearic Shearwater – 12 past Peninnis and 2 Deep Point.

Merlin – 1 on prey Porth Hellick then flew towards Kittydown

Whimbrel – 4 St. Mary’s.

Common Sandpiper – 1 and Old Town Bay and 1 Little Porth.

Grey Phalarope – 2 Tresco.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthcressa.

Little Gull – 1 Porthloo.

Arctic Tern – 1 over Newford Duck Pond.

Yellow Wagtail – 2 Salakee and 1 Lower Moors.

Whinchat – 1 Porth Hellick House.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Watermill.

Common Whitethroat – 1 Content and 1 Old Town Churchyard.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 Garrison and 1 Old Town Churchyard.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Garrison.

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