Monday 19th August 2013 IoS Bird Sightings

St. Mary’s – A Tree Pipit was on the Golf Course.

Bryher – The Short-toed Lark  and 5 Wheatears were on Shipman Head Down.

Tresco 2 Green Sandpipers, 14 Greenshanks, 5 Redshanks and a Black-tailed Godwit  were on the pools. 37 Cory’s Shearwaters, a Great Shearwater, and a Pomarine Skua flew past Kettle Point between 14:25 and 15:15.

St. Martin’s – 40+ Whimbrels, 4 Ravens and 2 Wheatears.

At sea – 18 Cory’s Shearwaters, 12 Great Shearwaters, 40 European Storm-petrels, a Great Skua and 2 Blue Sharks were seen on the evening pelagic trip. 3 Cory’s Shearwaters Skua were seen on the Scillonian crossing from St. Mary’s to Penzance.

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