Monday 18th October 2010 IoS Bird Reports

Highlights from Monday’s night’s log:-

Red-eyed Vireo on St. Agnes and Subalpine Warbler on the track to Mount Todden Farm.

Barnacle Goose – 1 Tresco Channel.

Brent Goose – 2 dark-bellied geese at Old Grimsby, Tresco.

Red-throated Diver – 1 in Old Town Bay moving to Porth Hellick Bay.

Spoonbill – 1 Samson

Marsh Harrier – 1 St. Agnes.

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

American Golden Plover – 1 commuting between the airfield and Porth Hellick.

Grey Plover – 1 in the Roads, 1 Porth Hellick and 2 Bryher.

Jack Snipe – 4 Porth Hellick Pool and 2 Lower Moors.

Whimbrel – 7 Bar Point.

Mediterranean Gull – A first-winter at Porthloo and an adult in Pentle Bay, Tresco.

Puffin – 1 off Peninnis and 1 from the Scillonian crossing.

Turtle Dove – 1 Porth Mellon.

Long-eared Owl – 1 on Gugh and then over the Parsonage, St. Agnes.

Wryneck – 1 Garrison

Great Spotted Woodpecker – 1 at Porth Hellick.

Richard’s Pipit – 1 Riding Stables.

Ring Ouzel – 1 on the airfield and 1 on St. Agnes.

Mistle Thrush – 1 on Tresco.

Icterine Warbler – 1 Bryher.

Melodious Warbler – 1 St. Martin’s.

Dartford Warbler – 1 on the Garrison & 1 St. Martin’s

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 St. Agnes, 1 Porth Hellick. 1 Higher Moors and 1 Bryher.

Firecrest – 6 on St. Mary’s , 2 on St. Martin’s, 1 on Tresco and 2 on St. Agnes.

Lesser Redpoll- 1 Peninnis and 1 in Lower Moors.

Crossbill – 1 Green Farm, 1 holy Vale and 1 at the riding Stables.

Hawfinch – 1 Garrison, 1 Pelistry and 1 on Gugh.

Lapland Bunting- 2 Peninnis and 5 Bryher.

Snow Bunting – 2 Giant’s Castle and 1 St. Martin’s.

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