Monday 4th August 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

St. Mary’s – The Hippolais warbler was seen again at Carn Friars and was identified as Melodious Warbler. 7 Greenshanks, 3 Green Sandpipers and a Kingfisher were at Porth Hellick. 4 Green Sandpipers were at Lower Moors. 133 European Storm-petrels and 2 Manx Shearwaters were ringed overnight at Deep Point.

Tresco – 3 Greenshanks, a Redshank, 3 Green Sandpipers, 6 Common Sandpipers, 11 Little Egrets and a Common Buzzard.

St. Agnes – A Dunlin, 2 Redshanks 3 Snipe and 2 Cory’s Shearwaters flew past.

Samson – 5 Sanderling.

Annet – 160+ Manx Shearwaters.

At sea – Pelagic trip: A Wilson’s Storm-petrel, 50+ European Storm-petrels, a Sooty Shearwater, 30+ Manx Shearwaters, 80+ Great Shearwaters, 25+ Great Shearwaters 2 Great Skuas and 20 Common Dolphins.

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