Wednesday 22nd October 2014 Isles of Scilly Bird Sightings

Highlights from Wednesday’s log:

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

American Black Duck – A bird thought to be this species flew from Lower Moors over the Harbour and towards Tresco.

Rose-coloured Starling – 1 Carn Friars.

Red-breasted Flycatcher – 1 Tresco.

Black-necked Grebe – 3 in Tresco Channel.

Whooper Swan – 4 on Tresco.

Snow Bunting – 2 on the airfield.

Ring Ouzel – 1 Tresco.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 Holy Vale, 1 Higher Moors, 3 St. Agnes, 1 St. Martin’s and 1 on Tresco.

Firecrest – 3 on St. Mary’s and 1 on St. Agnes.

Pomarine Skua – 2 on a pelagic trip.

Hobby – A late individual was at Green Farm.

Short-eared Owl – 1 found dead at Giants Castle.

Wigeon – 2 Tresco.

Shoveler – 2 Tresco.

Common Scoter – 1 on a Pelagic trip.

Great Northern Diver – 1 in The Roads.

Little Grebe – 2 Tresco.

Merlin – 1Porth Hellick, 1 Tresco and 1 Gugh.

Purple Sandpiper – 1 on a pelagic trip.

Jack Snipe – 1 Lower Moors and 1 Tresco.

Bar-tailed Godwit – 1 Tresco.

Great Skua – 5 on a pelagic trip and 1 past St. Martin’s.

Mediterranean Gull – 3 Tresco.

Arctic Tern – 1 on a pelagic trip.

Puffin – 2 on a pelagic trip.

Whinchat -1 on St. Martin’s.

Brambling – 2 Tresco.

Reed Bunting – 2 Tresco.

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