Monday 2nd August 2010 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – An adult Mediterranean Gull at Porthloo.

St. Agnes – 4 Green Sandpiper, a Common Sandpiper and 30+ Rock Pipit feeding on a newly cleared edge of the Big Pool.

Tresco – 8 Little Egret and 17 Grey Heron.

Bryher – A Common Sandpiper, 8 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, a Pintail and a Marsh Harrier.

Samson – The Spoonbill was still on White Island.

Unusually for Scilly there were 6+ Basking Shark in inter-island waters. An evening pelagic logged about 30 European Storm-petrel and 2 Blue Shark were caught, tagged and released,

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