Sunday 17th October 2010 IoS Bird Reports

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

Barnacle Goose – 1 still flying around the islands.

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

Red-throated Diver – 1 in Porthcressa Bay.

Marsh Harrier – 1 Gugh.

Merlin – 1 Watermill and 1 St. Agnes.

American Golden Plover – 1 on the airfield.

Lapwing – 1 Tresco, 1 St. Agnes, 2 St. Martin’s and 1 Annet.

Purple Sandpiper – 1 Annet.

Jack Snipe – 4 Porth Hellick Pool and 3 Lower Moors.

Woodcock – 1 Bryher.

Great Skua – 2 west of Annet.

Mediterranean Gull – 2 off the Garrison and 1 St. Agnes

Turtle Dove – 1 Porth Mellon.

Wryneck – 1 Garrison, 1 St. Martin’s and 1 Gugh.

Water Pipit – 1 Porth Hellick.

Richard’s Pipit – 1 Giant’s Castle.

Ring Ouzel – 5 on St. Mary’s and 2 on St. Agnes.

Mistle Thrush – 1 on St. Agnes.

Cetti’s Warbler – 1 Porth Hellick.

Icterine Warbler – 1 Bryher.

Melodious Warbler – 1 St. Martin’s.

Dartford Warbler – 1 St. Agnes & 1 St. Martin’s

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 Annet, 1 St. Agnes, 1 Porth Hellick and 1 was killed when it flew into a window of the Mermaid Inn in Hugh Town.

Radde’s Warbler – 1 very elusive individual on Gugh.

Firecrest – 7 on St. Mary’s and 2 on St. Agnes.

Brambling – 2 Tremelethen, 3 Telegraph and 2 Annet.

Lesser Redpoll- 1 Carreg Dhu Gardens, 1 Peninnis and 1 on Annet.

Crossbill – 13 Carreg Dhu Gardens and 4 on the Garrison.

Common Rosefinch – 1 Tremelethen and 1 on St. Martin’s.

Hawfinch – 1 Riding Stables.

Lapland Bunting- 3 Peninnis, 3 Bryher, 3 St. Agnes and 2 on Annet.

Snow Bunting – 2 Giant’s Castle, 2 Peninnis and 6+ Bryher.

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