St. Mary’s – There were 5 Common Swifts and a Sand Martin at Porth Hellick, the latter being the first for over a month of a species which has proved to be very scarce this spring with only a handful of records. 2 Sandwich Terns were at Porthloo.

Tresco – 2 Common Terns were off the Blockhouse.

At sea – 250+ Manx Shearwaters were seen off Annet  from the evening ‘Seabird Special’. A short-range pelagic trip produced 100+ Manx Shearwaters, 100+ European Storm-petrels and 20 Common Dolphins.

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