Category Archives: BIRD REPORTS

Latest bird sightings from the Islands

Thursday 9th July 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

St. Mary’s – 2 Tufted Ducks, 5 Black-tailed Godwits and 3 Greenshanks were on Porth Hellick Pool. 200+ Manx Shearwaters flew past Deep Point.

Tresco – A Redshank, a Turnstone, a Common Sandpiper and 2 Whimbrels.

Samson – A Whimbrel.

Annet – 800+ Manx Shearwaters were offshore and the subadult Common Crane was on the island late evening.

Thursday 25th June 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

St. Martin’s – The Purple Heron, a Hobby and 20+ Common Swifts.

Bryher – The Common Crane was seen in the morning and the evening.

Annet – 200+ Manx Shearwaters were offshore.

Inter-island waters – A 2nd summer Mediterranean Gull was in The Roads.

At sea – 2 European Storm-petrels, a Great Skua and 7 Ocean Sunfish.