Tuesday 21st October 2014 Isles of Scilly Bird Sightings

Highlights from Tuesday’s log:

Green-winged Teal – 1 still on the Great Pool, Tresco.

American Golden Plover – 1 was heard flying over Town Bay.

Rose-coloured Starling – 1 Carn Friars.

Common Rosefinch – 1 at Abbey crossroads, Tresco.

Sabine’s Gull – 1 off Peninnis.

Hen Harrier – A ringtail was seen at several locations on St. Mary’s late afternoon.

Barred Warbler – 1 at Carn Gwaval.

Whooper Swan – 4 on Tresco..

Snow Bunting – 1 on the airfield and 1 on Peninnis.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 Holy Vale and 2 on Tresco.

Firecrest – 5 on St. Mary’s and 1 on Tresco.

Grey Phalarope – 4 off Peninnis and 1 off Kettle Point, Tresco.

Shoveler – 2 Tresco.

Common Scoter – 1off the Garrison.

Great Northern Diver – 1 in Porthcressa Bay.

Little Grebe – 3 Tresco.

Sooty Shearwater – 1 flew past Bryher.

Manx Shearwater – 11 past Kettle Point, Tresco and 1 past Peninnis .

Balearic Shearwater – 2 past Peninnis .

Merlin – 1 Lower Moors and 1 flew from St. Agnes over the Garrison.

Jack Snipe – 1 Lower Moors, 1 Peninnis and 1 Tresco.

Great Skua – 28 off Bryher and 11 past Kettle Point, Tresco.

Mediterranean Gull – 2 St .Mary’s and 2 Tresco.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 MacFarland’s Down.

Brambling – Newford Duck Pond.

Siskin- 1 Rowesfield, Tresco.

Reed Bunting – 1 Tresco.

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