Tuesday 17th August 2010 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – 10 Greenshank, a Green Sandpiper, a Common Sandpiper & a Water Rail at Porth Hellick, a Green Sandpiper in Lower Moors, a Tree Pipit at Carn Friars, a Whinchat on Salakee Down and a Whimbrel, a Bar-tailed Godwit and 2 Mediterranean Gulls (adult & juvenile) on Taylor’s Island, Porthloo.

Samson – The Spoonbill was still on White Island.

Tresco – A Ruff on Simpson’s Field.

Birders on the evening return trip from St. Mary’s to Penzance on the Scillonian saw a Balearic & 2 Sooty Shearwaters, a Bonxie and 2 European Storm-petrels.

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