Sunday 12th October 2014 Isles of Scilly Bird Sightings

Highlights from Sunday nights log included:

Short-toed Lark – 1 St. Agnes and 1 on the airfield.

Richard’s Pipit – 1 on the Golf Course

Rose-coloured Starling – 1 Bryher.

Pectoral Sandpiper – 1 Bryher.

Wryneck – 1 St. Martin’s and 1 St. Agnes.

Whooper Swan – 4 over all islands before settling in the Gimbal Porth area of Tresco..

Dotterel – 1 Castle Down, Tresco

Black-necked Grebe – 2 Tresco Channel.

Snow Bunting – 2 on Peninnis and 1 on the airfield.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 6 on St. Mary’s, 2 on St. Agnes, 2 on Tresco and 1 on Bryher.

Firecrest – 10 on St. Mary’s, 1 on St. Agnes and 1 on St. Martin’s.

Spoonbill – 1 Green Island, Samson

Wigeon – 2 Tresco.

Great Northern Diver – The first of the autumn was in The Roads.

Little Grebe – 3 Tresco.

Balearic Shearwater – 1 on a mini-pelagic.

Merlin – 1 St. Mary’s and 1 St. Martin’s.

Golden Plover – 2 over the Golf Course.

Jack Snipe – 1 Lower Moors, 1 Tresco and 1 found dead on St. Martin’s.

Bar-tailed Godwit – 3 Tresco.

Whimbrel – 1 Pelistry, 1 Porthcressa, 1 Halangy, 1 St. Agnes and 1 Bryher.

Common Sandpiper – 1 Carn Leh and 1 St. Agnes.

Arctic Skua – 1 on a mini-pelagic.

Great Skua – 1 on a mini-pelagic.

Mediterranean Gull – 2 St. Mary’s and 2 Tresco..

Yellow Wagtail – 5 came into roost at Lower Moors.

Black Redstart – 1 Porth Mellon, 1 Telegraph and 1 Normandy.

Common Redstart – 1 Green Farm.

Whinchat – 2 Porth Hellick, 2 Bryher, 2 Tresco and 1 St. Martin’s.

Ring Ouzel – 1 Peninnis and 1 Bryher.

Common Whitethroat – 1 Carn Friars and 1 Newford Duck Pond.

Spotted Flycatcher – 2 Bryher.

Pied Flycatcher – 1 Holy Vale.

Brambling – 1 Bryher.

Reed Bunting – 1 St. Martin’s.

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