Wednesday 5th October 2011 IoS Bird Reports

Highlights for the Bird Log for Wednesday were:

Balearic Shearwater – 1 Old Town Bay
Honey Buzzard – 1 on Tresco
Black Kite – 1 on St. Mary’s
Hobby – 1 Old Town
Least Sandpiper – 1 on Tresco moving from South Beach to Abbey Pool and then to the Great Pool
Pectoral Sandpiper – 3 Great Pool, Tresco
Buff-breasted Sandpiper – 2 on the Golf Course
Wilson’s Snipe – A bird on Porth Hellick Pool is almost certainly this species.
Lesser Yellowlegs – 1 in the Lower Moors area and 1 on the Great Pool Tresco
Solitary Sandpiper – 1 on the Project Pool behind the dump
Mediterranean Gull – 15 Porthloo
Yellow-legged Gull – An adult on Abbey Pool, Tresco
Wryneck – 3 on St. Mary’s
Great Spotted Woodpecker – 1 Porth Hellick Loop
Black Redstart – 1 Pelistry
Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 Newford Duck Pond
Firecrest – 1 on the Garrison and 1 at Carreg Dhu Garden
Red-backed Shrike – 1 on Tresco
Brambling – The first of the autumn was at Content
Common Rosefinch – 1 at the dump
Northern Waterthrush – Seen on the Project Pool at dawn and dusk
Lapland Bunting – 1 on St. Agnes
Snow Bunting – 1 on the Garrison and 1 on Tresco
Little Bunting – 2 on St. Agnes

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