Monday 20th September 2010 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – The Spotted Sandpiper & a Firecrest were at Porth Hellick and 3 Buff-breasted Sandpipers & a Golden Plover were on the airfield. A Wryneck was near Borough Farm, a Spotted Flycatcher was at Longstone and 2 Balearic Shearwaters flew past Deep Point.

Tresco – A Pectoral Sandpiper, a Turtle Dove, a Common Buzzard, a Marsh Harrier, a Raven and a Whinchat.

Bryher – A Turtle Dove and a Garden Warbler.

St. Martin’s – A Buff-breasted Sandpiper flew past the Daymark, also seen on the island was a Marsh Harrier.

A daytime pelagic trip produced a Long-tailed Skua, 2 Sabine’s Gulls, 3 Grey Phalaropes, 8 European Storm-petrels, 13 Manx & 13 Sooty Shearwaters, 10 Great Skuas, 2 Arctic Terns, a Puffin, 50 Common Dolphin and 2 Ocean Sunfish.

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