Friday (15/10)

Monarch Butterfly – 1 flew over Porth Hellick Beach (photo).

Spotted Sandpiper – Relocated at Watermill Cove.

Dusky Warbler – 1 at Hugh House on the Garrison.

Red-rumped Swallow – 1 ranging from Watermill to Peninnis showed regularly over Porth Hellick.

Red-throated Pipit – 1 in the horse paddock at Pelistry Riding Stables, what was probably this bird was heard calling at the end of Peninnis.

Bluethroat – 1 still Gweal Hill, Bryher.

Little Stint – A bird thought to be this species was seen on the beach at Higher Town, St. Martin’s.

Woodlark – 1 flushed at Innisidgen Burial Chamber.

Common Rosefinch – 1 in the garden of Hugh House on the Garrison.

Wryneck – 1 still on Bryher near Stinking Porth.

Cattle Egret – 1 in a pine tree behind Hugh House on the Garrison then moving to a cattle field between Porthloo & Telegraph Road and 5 flying around St. Agnes landed at Periglis

Spotted Redshank – 1 on the Great Pool, Tresco.

Jack Snipe – 1 trapped and ringed at Porth Hellick and 1 Lower Moors.

Snow Bunting – 1 on rocks below he Star Castle, Garrison.

Yellow-browed Warbler – 1 Rosehill and 1 on the track to Gugh Bar, St. Agnes.

Pale-bellied Brent Goose – 2 near Samson.

Pink-footed Goose – 1 in a field behind Gimble Porth, Tresco.

Eider – The drake was still at Skirt Island, Tresco.

Golden Plover – 2 flew over Salakee, 5 on Tregarthen Hill, Tresco.

Grey Plover – 1 flew over Pelistry.

Black-tailed Godwit – 1 on Lower Moors Pool.

Kingfisher – 1 Watermill Cove and 1 on the Big Pool, St. Agnes.

Cetti’s Warbler – 1 Porth Hellick.

Siberian Chiffchaff – 1 near Shooter’s Pool, Lower Moors.

Firecrest – 1 near Morning Point on the Garrison.

Black Redstart – 1 at Woolpack, Garrison, 2 by Hugh House, Garrison, 21 on rocks below the Steval, Garrison, 1 at Pilot’s Retreat, 2 on rocks at Peninnis Head, 1 Trenoweth, 2 Parting Carn, 1 near Pelistry Riding Stables, 1 Thomas Porth and 2 by he emergency services building on the airport.

Spotted Flycatcher – 1 Rosehill.

Siskin – Still high numbers reported from St. Mary’s.

(c) Pete Ewer
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