Thursday 21st October 2010 IoS Bird Reports

Highlights from Thursday’s night’s log:-

Red-flanked Bluetail still on St. Martin’s, Little Bunting still at Content and Subalpine Warbler still on the track to Mount Todden Farm.

Brent Goose – 3 pale bellied birds on Porthloo.

Scaup – 4 off St. Martin’s and 1 off St. Agnes.

Spoonbill – 1 Tresco.

Hen Harrier – A ringtail over Porth Hellick, then St. Martin’s and last seen over St. Agnes.

Merlin – 1 Hugh Town and 1 Innisidgen.

Jack Snipe – 1 Lower Moors and 2 St. Martin’s.

Arctic Skua – 2 on a pelagic trip

Great Skua – 1 on a pelagic trip.

Mediterranean Gull – Adults in the Roads & at Bar Point and an adult and first-winter on a pelagic trip.

Puffin – 12 on a pelagic trip.

Short-eared Owl – 1 picked up injured on the junction of High Lanes and Telegraph Road was taken into care.

Great Spotted Woodpecker – 1 Tresco.

Richard’s Pipit – 1 St. Martin’s.

Ring Ouzel – 1 Peninnis.

Mistle Thrush- 1 over Higher Moors.

Yellow-browed Warbler 9 St. Mary’s, 1 on St. Agnes and 4 St. Martin’s.

Firecrest – 8 on St. Mary’s, 2 on Tresco and 1 on St. Martin’s.

Red-breasted Flycatcher – 1 Holy Vale.

Brambling – 1 Lower Moors. 1 Rocky Hills, 1 Telegraph, 1 St. Martin’s and 3 on Tresco.

Crossbill – 2 Longstone, 2 Telegraph and heard on Tresco.

Common Rosefinch – 1 on Tresco.

Hawfinch – 1 over Porth Hellick.

Lapland Bunting– 5 Peninnis and 1 Bryher.

Snow Bunting – 3 Giant’s Castle.

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