Tuesday 28th June to Sunday 3rd July 2016 IoS Bird Sightings

Tuesday’s birds were:

St. Agnes – 4 Curlews and a Whimbrel were on St. Agnes.

No reports for Wednesday.

Thursday’s birds were:

Bryher – A female Marsh Harrier.

Tresco – 2 Common Swifts.

Annet -140+ Manx Shearwaters and 2 Common Terns offshore.

Friday’s birds were:

St. Martin’s – A female Marsh Harrier.

At sea – 3 Sooty Shearwaters were seen from the Scillonian III on the crossing from St. Mary’s to Penzance.

No reports for Saturday.

Sunday’s birds were:

Samson – A female Eider, a female Marsh Harrier and a Dunlin.

Tresco – 9 Whimbrels and a Turnstone.

At sea – Seen on the evening short-range pelagic trip were: a Wilson’s Storm-petrel, 40+ European Storm-petrels and 4 Sooty Shearwaters. 2 Blue Sharks were caught tagged & released. 2 Ocean Sunfish were also seen on the trip and 5 more were seen near the Western Rocks