Tuesday 1st September 2015 IoS Bird Sightings

St. Mary’s – 2 Whinchats, a Spotted & a Pied Flycatcher were on Peninnis, single Pied Flycatchers were at Longstone & Holy Vale and 2 more Whinchats were in Lower Moors. 9 Greenshanks were at Porth Hellick Pool.

St. Agnes – There were signs of wader movement with 7 Sanderlings, 10 Whimbrels, 3 Dunlins, a Common Snipe a Redshank and a Common Sandpiper, also on the island was a White Wagtail, a Yellow Wagtail, a Whinchat and a Lesser Whitethroat.

Tresco – 6 Teal, 28 Greenshanks and 3 Common Sandpipers.

At sea – A Pomarine Skua was seen 8 miles east of St. Mary’s from the Scillonian III on the morning crossing from Penzance to St. Mary’s.

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