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Tresco – The drake American Wigeon, the Redshank and the Greenshank were still on the Great Pool.
St. Mary’s – 2 Green Sandpipers were in Lower Moors and 2 Hobbies & a Common Swift were over the island.
St. Helen’s – A Common Swift.
Tresco – The drake American Wigeon was still on the Great Pool as were 6 Tufted Ducks, also on the island were 3 Common Swifts, a Redshank and a Greenshank.
St. Martin’s – The Common Crane flew towards Teän.
Annet – 300+ Manx Shearwaters were offshore.
St. Mary’s – a Tufted Duck was on Porth Hellick Pool.
Tresco – 5 Grey Herons, 5 Little Egrets and a Black-headed Gull.
Teän – 8 Curlews.
no reports received today
St. Mary’s – A Crossbill flew over Porth Hellick and appeared to land in the Kittydown pines.
Bryher – A Hobby.
St. Martin’s – The Purple Heron, a Hobby and 20+ Common Swifts.
Bryher – The Common Crane was seen in the morning and the evening.
Annet – 200+ Manx Shearwaters were offshore.
Inter-island waters – A 2nd summer Mediterranean Gull was in The Roads.
At sea – 2 European Storm-petrels, a Great Skua and 7 Ocean Sunfish.
St. Mary’s – 4 Common Swifts over the airport.
St. Agnes – A Wheatear and 3 Tufted Ducks.
Tresco – The drake American Wigeon was still on the Great Pool.
St. Mary’s – A drake Tufted Duck was on Porth Hellick Pool.
St. Agnes – 6 Common Swifts.
Annet – 40 Manx Shearwaters offshore.
At sea – 25+ European Storm-petrels from a short-range pelagic trip.
St. Martin’s – A Siskin.
Tresco – The pair of American Wigeons were still on the Great Pool.
Bryher – The Common Crane flew over Hell Bay Hotel towards Castle Down on Tresco. The Hooded Crow was still present.
Samson – 12 Curlews.
Teän – 2 Curlews.