Tuesday 14th October 2014 Isles of Scilly Bird Sightings

Highlights form Tuesdays bird log included:

Penduline Tit – 1 Was heard calling in Lower Moors

Short-toed Lark – 1 St. Agnes.

Richard’s Pipit – 1 on Tresco.

Rose-coloured Starling – 1 Bryher.

Barred Warbler – 1 near the Municipal Dump then back near the Health Centre.

Woodlark – 2 Deep Point.

Wryneck – 1 Garrison and 1 Bryher.

Whooper Swan – 4 on Tresco..

Black-necked Grebe – 3 Tresco Channel.

Red-breasted Flycatcher 1 Rosehill and 1 St. Martin’s.

Snow Bunting – 2 on Peninnis, 1 on the airfield and 1 on the coastal path below the Golf Course.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 8 on St. Mary’s, 1 on Tresco and 3 on St. Agnes.

Firecrest – 5 on St. Mary’s, 1 on St. Agnes and 2 on St. Martin’s.

Short-eared Owl – 1 Bryher.

Wigeon – 3 Tresco.

Shoveler – 2 Tresco.

Little Grebe – 2 Tresco.

Manx Shearwater – 1 on a pelagic trip.

Balearic Shearwater – 1 past Deep Point and 1 past Great Bay, St. Martin’s.

European Storm-petrel – 6 on a pelagic trip.

Merlin – 1 Lower Moors and 1 Bryher.

Hobby – A late individual seen over Tresco and Holy Vale.

Golden Plover – 1 Tresco.

Purple Sandpiper – 1 Western Rocks.

Dunlin – 3 Porth Hellick and 4 Tresco.

Jack Snipe – 5 Lower Moors, 1 on the Project Pool and 1 on the Great Pool Tresco.

Bar-tailed Godwit – 3 Tresco, 2 Bryher and 2 Samson.

Whimbrel – 2 Porth Hellick and 1 Bryher.

Arctic Skua – – 1 on a pelagic trip.

Great Skua – – 1 on a pelagic trip and 3 past the Daymark, St. Martin’s.

Mediterranean Gull – – 1 on a pelagic trip, 1 Porthcressa and 2 Tresco.

Yellow Wagtail – 2 Tresco.

Black Redstart – 1 Garrison and 1 St. Agnes.

Whinchat – 1 Higher Moors, 1 St. Agnes and 1 St. Martin’s.

Ring Ouzel – 4 Garrison and 1 Normandy.

Lesser Whitethroat – 1 Porth Hellick Loop and 1 Content.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 St. Martin’s.

Brambling – 3 Newford Duck Pond and 1 on Bryher.

Reed Bunting – 1 Tolman’s, 1 Lower Moors and 1 Tresco.

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