Sunday 15th August 2010 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – A Ruff & Common Sandpiper were at Porth Hellick, a Mediterranean Gull & Bar-tailed Godwit were at Porthloo, 30 Turnstone were on Town Beach, Hugh Town and 2 Greenshank, a Green Sandpiper & a Common Sandpiper were at Lower Moors.

Tresco – The Lesser Yellowlegs had relocated from St. Agnes to Simpson’s Field. Also on the island were 8 Whimbrel, 4 Dunlin, 2 Swift, a Common Buzzard and 2 Marsh Harriers.

St. Agnes – 20 Sanderling and a Wood Sandpiper.

Teän – 3 Sanderling & a Whimbrel.

At sea – The afternoon pelagic produced 2 Grey Phalaropes, a Balearic, a Sooty & 10 Manx Shearwaters, 3 Great Skuas, an Arctic Tern, 25 European Storm-petrel, a Basking Shark and 2 Blue Sharks. On an evening pelagic 5 Great Skuas, 25 European Storm-petrel and 4 Blue Sharks were seen.

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