Thursday 7th August 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

Tresco – 6 Sanderlings, 2 Whimbrels, 2 Common Sandpipers and 17 Ringed Plovers.

Bryher – A Common Swift.

St. Agnes – A Whimbrel and a Common Swift.

Annet – A Common Swift and 60+ Manx Shearwaters offshore.

Samson – A Ruff.

At sea – A Great Shearwater was seen from the Scillonian on the morning crossing from Penzance to St. Mary’s. The evening pelagic trip 20 Cory’s & 10 Great Shearwaters, 40+ European Storm-petrels, 2 Great Skuas and a Leatherback Turtle.

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