February Sightings

St. Mary’s:

A Common Gull was at Porthloo on 3rd.

A Glaucous and an Iceland Gull were at Porthloo on 10th.

The Surf Scoter remained off Guther’s Island, Crow Sound and was reported on 11th and 21st.

A Great Northern Diver and a Razorbill were close in Porth Cressa bay on 17th and 19th.

An Iceland Gull was at the Dump and then later flew past Porthloo on 24th.

Tresco:

One or two Iceland Gulls were seen occasionally and a Black Redstart was regularly at New Grimsby.

St Agnes:

A Little Auk was seen on 11th at least and the wintering Water Pipit was seen very occasionally in Porth Killier.

St Martin’s

A Little Auk was seen early in the month.

Plus…………..

February 25

St. Mary’s – A Mediterranean Gull was in Porthcressa.

Feb 27

Inter-island waters – The first-winter drake Surf Scoter was still near Guther’s Island in Crow Sound (between St. Mary’s & St. Martin’s).

Feb 29

Inter-island waters – The first-winter drake Surf Scoter was still near Guther’s Island in Crow Sound (between St. Mary’s & St. Martin’s).

Tresco – 2 Iceland Gulls