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Thursday 10th July 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

St. Mary’s – 3 Greenshanks & a Little Egret at Porth Hellick and a juvenile Cuckoo at Carn Morval.

Tresco – A Redshank, 2 Greenshanks, 3 Little Egrets and a Swift.

At sea – 15 European Storm-petrels and 4 Arctic Terns were seen from a short-range pelagic trip.

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Wednesday 9th July 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

St. Mary’s – 2 Greenshanks and 2 Little Egrets at Porth Hellick.

St. Martin’s – 3 Ravens on White Island

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Tuesday 8th July 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

Tresco – A Red-rumped Swallow and a Swift

St. Mary’s – 3 Greenshanks, 2 Little Egrets & a Swift were at Porth Hellick and a Cuckoo was on Peninnis.

St. Martin’s – A Spotted Flycatcher.

St. Agnes – 21 Curlews and a Swift

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Monday 7th July 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

 

Blue Shark (J.Pender)

St. Mary’s – 2 Common Sandpipers were at Porth Hellick, 2 Siskins were at Jac-a-ba, a Water Rail was in Lower Moors and a juvenile Cuckoo was on Peninnis.

Tresco – A Black-tailed Godwit, a Redshank and a Swift.

At sea – A quiet pelagic trip produced 10+ European Storm-petrels, an Arctic Tern and a Blue Shark was caught, tagged and released.

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Sunday 6th July 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

Tresco – 3 Tufted Ducks, 2 Pochards and a Swift.

Samson – 2 Whimbrels

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Saturday 5th July 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

St. Marys – 2 Little Egrets & 3 Curlews at Porth Hellick and a juvenile Crossbill on the Garrison.

Bryher – A Little Egret

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Thursday 3rd July 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

St Mary’s – A Green Sandpiper and a Little Egret were at Porth Hellick this evening.

Roads – Eight Whimbrel were near Samson this morning and a scattering of Curlews and Black–headed Gulls were new arrivals today

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Wednesday 2nd July 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

St Agnes - The two Tufted Ducks were still on the pool today.

Bryher – The Little Egret was seen again today

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Tuesday 1st July 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

St Agnes – The two Tufted Duck were still on the pool and two Dunlin were on Porth Close. Two Little Egrets were on Gugh during the afternoon.

Sea - A Sooty Shearwater was seen on tonight’s pelagic as was a Great Skua and a few Storm Petrels.

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Monday 30th June 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

Tresco – Three Swifts, a Common Redshank, a male Tufted Duck were in the Great Pool area as were seven Herons and a Little Egret.

St Agnes – Two male Tufted Duck were on Big Pool

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