Monday 8th June 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

Bryher – As part of the influx into Cornwall, an unprecedented 30 Red Kites were seen over Bryher and some were later seen on other islands.

St. Mary’s – 4 Red Kites were over Harry’s Walls, but the bird of the Day was a Black Stork that flew over Hugh Town and then over the Garrison towards St. Agnes, this was only the 8th record for Scilly. Also on the island were 2 Common Swifts and a Hobby.

St. Agnes – The Bee-eater count was up to 12!, there were also 4 Red Kites and the Black Stork flew over the island and was never seen again.

Tresco – A Hobby and 3 Common Swifts.

Annet – A Red Kite and the Common Crane was still present.

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