Tuesday 16th June 2009 IoS Bird Reports

St. Mary’s – Cuckoo at Porth Hellick Down St. Agnes – Turnstone (14), Curlew and Whimbrel. Also Hummingbird Hawkmoth. Western Rocks – Bridled Guillemot reported today Scilly Pelagic – Birds (and others) seen from this evenings Pelagic included:  European Storm-Petrel (30), Common Dolphin (20) and an Ocean Sunfish

Monthly Bird Review – May 2009

What turned out to be one of the best Mays on record for the islands started off relatively slowly with just a Grasshopper Warbler and Cuckoo of note at Porth Hellick on the 1st. Things started to pick up the next day however when a Shorelark was found on Tresco. This was only the 11th record of this species on the islands and it was not seen again after the 2nd. (more…)