Sunday 19th October 2014 Isles of Scilly Bird Sightings

Highlights from Sunday’s log included:

Short-toed Lark – 3 on the airfield and 1 at Gimbal Porth, Tresco.

Rose-coloured Starling – 1 still on Bryher.

Richard’s Pipit -1 on Tresco.

Barred Warbler – 1 at Carn Gwaval.

Whooper Swan – 4 on Tresco.

Red-breasted Flycatcher – 1 Lower Broome platform.

Snow Bunting – 3 on the airfield.

Lapland Bunting – 2 on Castle Down, Tresco.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 3 on St. Mary’s, 1 on St. Agnes and 1 on Tresco.

Firecrest – 9 on St. Mary’s and 1 Tresco.

Ring Ouzel – 3 on St. Mary’s, 4 on Tresco and 6 on Bryher.

Grey Phalarope – 1 off Peninnis, 2 on the mini-pelagic and 30! Off Shipman Head, Bryher in the evening.

Wigeon – 1 Tresco.

Shoveler – 2 Tresco.

Great Northern Diver – 1 flew over Teän.

Little Grebe – 3 Tresco.

Sooty Shearwater – 1 on a mini-pelagic.

Manx Shearwater – 1 past Peninnis and 1 on a mini-pelagic.

Balearic Shearwater – 1 past Peninnis.

Merlin – 2 Bryher/Tresco.

Grey Plover – 1 on Green Island near SamAn.

Bar-tailed Godwit – 3 St. Martin’s and 1 Tresco.

Mediterranean Gull – 1 Porthcressa, 1 Samson and 1 Tresco.

Whinchat – 1 Higher Moors.

Garden Warbler – 1 Lower Moors and 1 in Old Town Churchyard.

Siskin – 1 Sandy Lane and 1 Porth Hellick.

Reed Bunting – 2 Tresco and 1 Bryher.

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