St. Mary’s – The Black and White Warbler was still in Lower Moors woods and the Northern Waterthrush showed very well in the morning but not thereafter. The Red-eyed Vireo on Lower Broome was seen briefly and a second bird was found in the elms at Tremelethen Farm opposite Porth Hellick House. The Solitary Sandpiper was seen at several sites but finished up at dusk back at Newford Duck Pond. The Blue-winged Teal was seen late morning but could not be located later. The Bee-eater was still near Borough Farm and the Baltimore Oriole was still on the Garrison. The 4 Buff-breasted Sandpipers and the Woodchat Shrike were still on the airfield and 2 Pectoral Sandpipers were on Porth Hellick Pool.

St. Agnes – 2 Pectoral Sandpipers were on the Big Pool. A Wryneck was at St. Warna’s Cove and 3 Brent Geese were on the sea.

Tresco – A Red-backed Shrike, 4 Pectoral Sandpipers and 3 Curlew Sandpipers.

Bryher – a Red-backed Shrike and a Wryneck.

St. Martin’s – An Ortolan Bunting.

At sea – A Pelagic trip 6 miles south of the quay produced a Long-tailed Skua, a Grey Phalarope, 2 Sooty Shearwaters, 2 Arctic Skuas, 5 Great Skuas and 100 European Storm-petrels. The return trip from St. Mary’s to Penzance on the Scillonian logged 2 Grey Phalaropes, 6 Sooty Shearwaters, 2 Black Terns and 4 European Storm-petrels.

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