Saturday 19th August 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

St. Mary’s – The Lapwing and a juvenile Pectoral Sandpiper were on Porth Hellick Pool.

At sea – The daytime Birders’ Special pelagic trip produced 2 Wilson’s Storm-petrel, 60 European Storm-petrels, 15 Cory’s Shearwaters, 2 Great Shearwaters, 9 Sooty Shearwaters, a Balearic Shearwater, 7 Great Skuas, 100 Common Dolphin and an Ocean Sunfish. A Blue Shark was caught, tagged and released.