Thursday 14th September 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

St. Mary’s – The Semipalmated Sandpiper was on Porth Hellick Pool in the morning before moving to Lower Moors Pool in the afternoon. It was seen back at Porth Hellick early evening along with the American golden Plover. A Lapland Bunting flew over Porth Hellick Beach towards the airfield. A Whinchat was on Peninnis and a single Spotted Flycatchers were at Carn Friars and Porth Minnick.

St. Agnes – 3 Lapland Buntings were on Wingletang Down and 10 Grey Phalaropes & 2 Sooty Shearwaters flew past Horse Point.

St. Martin’s – A Great Northern Diver and a Yellow Wagtail.

Bryher – 16 Sanderlings and a Dunlin.

Inter-island waters – an Arctic Tern was in Tresco Channel.

At sea – 150+ European Storm Petrels, a Sooty Shearwater, a Grey Phalarope and a Great Skua were seen on the evening pelagic trip to Seven Stones.