Saturday 7th August 2010 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – A Whimbrel at Bar Point, a Mediterranean Gull at Porthloo, a Cuckoo at Giant’s Castle, a wheatear on Peninnis and 5 Greenshank, a Green & 6 common Sandpipers at Porth Hellick.

Tresco – 14 Little Egret, a Marsh Harrier and 2 Common Sandpiper.

Samson – The Spoonbill was still present.

St. Agnes – 3 Wheatear and a Basking Shark offshore.

At sea – A Great Skua was seen on the Scillonian crossing. The daytime pelagic produced A Grey Phalarope, a Sooty Shearwater, 2 Great Skua 30+ European Storm-petrel, 3 Common Dolphin. 2 Basking Shark and a Blue Shark.

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