Tuesday 30th May to Saturday 3rd June 2017 IoS Bird Sightings

Tuesday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – The 2 Night Herons were still at Porth Hellick.

St. Martin’s – A first-summer male Red-footed Falcon was seen at Bread and Cheese Cove, near the Daymark.

Tresco – 3 Common Pochards, a Common Buzzard and 4 Swift.

Wednesday’s bird, the only report was from

St. Mary’s – A Hobby was seen at Porth Hellick.

Thursday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – The 2 Night Herons were seen in Holy Vale at 06:50.

Tresco – A Grey Plover, 2 Dunlin’s, 5 Whimbrels and a White Wagtail.

Annet – 280+ Manx Shearwaters were seen offshore.

At sea – 20+ European Storm-petrels and 2 Great Skuas were seen on the evening short-range pelagic trip.

Friday’s birds were:

St. Mary’s – A Quail & a Short-toed Lark were at Deep Point and a Skylark was on the Airfield.

St. Agnes – 7 Whimbrels.

Bryher – A Hooded Crow.

The only report for Saturday was:

St. Mary’s – A Whimbrel on Taylor’s Island, Porthloo.