Thursday 24th October 2013 IoS Bird Sightings

Subalpine Warbler – 1 Longstone.

Rose-coloured Starling – 1 still around Buzza Hill.

Spotted Crake – 1 still in Lower Moors.

Richard’s Pipit – 1 flew from the old heliport on Tresco towards St. Mary’s.

Water Pipit – 1 at Borough Farm, St. Mary’s.

Hawfinch – 1 flew south over the Garrison playing fields.

Red-backed Shrike – 1 still on Bryher.

Snow Bunting – 1 Porthloo.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 4 on St. Mary’s, 2 on St. Martin’s and 1 on Tresco.

Firecrest – 1 Trenoweth, 1 on the Garrison and 1 Tresco.

Common Scoter – 2 past St. Martin’s.

Black-throated Diver – 1 past Woolpack Battery.

Spoonbill – 2 still on Green Island near Samson.

Merlin – 1 Porthcressa and 1 on Tresco.

Golden Plover – 1 Maypole.

Jack Snipe – 1 Lower Moors. 1 Porth Hellick and 1 on Tresco.

Woodcock – 1 on the Garrison.

Whimbrel – 3 Bar Point.

Mediterranean Gull – A 1st-winter commuting between Porthloo & Town Beach and another in Porthcressa.

Turtle Dove – 1 on St. Agnes

Kingfisher –1 Porth Hellick.

Black Redstart – 3 Porthloo, 2 Telegraph, 1 Porth Mellon, 1 Hugh Town and 1Little Porth.

Ring Ouzel – 2 on the Garrison.

Brambling – 1 on the Garrison.

Reed Bunting – 1 Lower Moors.

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