St. Mary’s – An American Buff-bellied Pipit was found mid-morning on Peninnis, where there were also 2 Lapland Buntings. The Ortolan Bunting was still at Little Porth and nearby the Little Stint was still on Porthcressa Beach. The juvenile Rose-coloured Starling was still in the Porth Hellick area, 2 Jack Snipes were on the pool there. A Pied Flycatcher was in the pines between the beach and Salakee Down and a Lapland Bunting flew over Porth Hellick Down. The Aquatic Warbler was still giving fleeting views at Porthloo duck pond, the Barred Warbler was still below the airfield, a Wryneck was at Higher Moors and a Common Redstart & a Pied Flycatcher were on the Garrison. A Mediterranean Gull was in the Roads.

Tresco – The Citrine Wagtail was still on the Great Pool and a Dotterel & a Lapland Bunting were on Castle Down.

St. Agnes – The Ortolan Bunting was still on Periglis, a Snow Bunting and a Whinchat were at Porth Askin Bay.

Gugh – A Melodious Warbler and a Spotted Flycatcher.

At Sea – A Great and 6 Balearic Shearwaters were seen from the Scillonian on the morning crossing from St. Mary’s to Penzance.

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