Monday 9th August 2010 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – 4 Green Sandpiper, 6 Common Sandpiper, a juvenile Ruff, a Whimbrel and a Crossbill at Porth Hellick. 4 Green Sandpiper at the pool behind the dump, 2 juvenile Mediterranean Gull at Porthloo, 4 Dunlin Hugh Town and 6 Wheatear on the Golf Course.

St. Agnes – A Lesser Yellowlegs on the Big Pool and elsewhere on the island, 8 Dunlin, 25 Sanderling, a Whimbrel and 2 Wheatear.

Samson – The Spoonbill was still present.

Tresco – A Pintail.

On the evening pelagic trip birders saw a Sooty Shearwater, a Great Shearwater, a Wilson’s Storm-petrel, 50+ European Storm-petrel, a Sabine’s Gull, 3 Great Skua, 30 Common Dolphin and 4 Blue Sharks were caught, tagged & released,

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