Friday 4th August 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

St. Mary’s – A Hobby was over Porth Hellick.

At sea – A Cory’s, 2 Sooty & 2 Great Shearwaters and an Ocean Sunfish were seen from the Scillonian III on the crossing from Penzance to St. Mary’s. On the return crossing 2 Wilson’s Storm-petrels, a Cory’s, 3 Balearic, 9 Sooty and 49 Great Shearwaters were seen.

The evening short-range pelagic trip produced 3 Wilson’s Storm-petrels, 2 Cory’s, 2 Balearic,15 Sooty and 12 Great Shearwaters.