Saturday 15th August 2009 IoS Bird Reports

St Mary’s*LESSER YELLOWLEGS* still at Porth Hellick Pool today with Wood Sandpiper (juv) and Ruff (juv). Med Gull (ad and Juv) still on beach at Porthloo and Melodious Warbler again at Porth Minnack briefly early morning.

Eastern IslesBalearic Shearwater off Eastern Isles today and Med Gull (juv)

Scilly Pelagics*WILSON’S STORM-PETREL* (6) from pelagic 6 miles SE of St Mary’s. Other birds seen were Great Shearwater (2), Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater, Manx Shearwater (5), Great Skua (4), Storm Petrel (100+) and Black Tern. Also Blue Shark, Common Dolphin (100+), Trigger Fish, Ocean Sunfish and Harbour Porpoise (12).

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