Monday 18th August 2014 IoS Bird Sightings

 

Fea’s Petrel (R.Mawer)

Pelagic trip – A quiet evening, with just 80+ European Storm-petrels showing well, was enlivened with the landing of a 150 lb + Blue Shark and stunning views of a **FEA’S PETREL** as it flew around the boat for about 5 minutes

Tresco – A Teal, a Ruff, a Common Sandpiper and the first Pectoral Sandpiper of the autumn.

St. Mary’s  – A Common Sand was at Porthloo and 20 Wheatears were at Giant’s Castle.

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