Friday – 40 European Storm-petrels, 2 Wilson’s Storm-petrels, about 100Common Dolphins and a Blue Shark were seen on the evening pelagic trip.
Saturday – 2 Great Shearwaters on the pelagic and a Little Grebe, a Pochard, a Green Sandpiper & 5 Grey Herons were on the Great Pool, Tresco.
Sunday – A Common Redstart was at Innisidgen, a Common Whitethroat & 5 Green Sandpipers were at Porth Hellick and another Gr
een Sandpiper over Longstone. 2 Whimbrels were at Porthloo, a Whimbrel was on the Steval Rocks, Garrison and a Common Sandpiper was on Rat Island by the harbour. Seen on the daytime pelagic were lots of European Storm-petrels, Manx Shearwaters & Common Dolphins, a Balearic Shearwater, a very confiding Great Shearwater, a Minke Whale and a Porbeagle Shark.
Monday – On St. Mary’s a Wood Warbler was in pines on Sandy Lane, 2 Pied Flycatchers were on the Garrison and 8 Greenshanks, 4 Green Sandpipers & 4 Wheatears at Porth Hellick.
42 Sandwich Terns Flew over Hugh Town.
On Bryher there were 4 Wheatears and a Pied Flycatcher.
The evening short-range pelagic trip produced 2 Wilson’s Storm-petrels, 20 European Storm-petrels, a Sooty Shearwater, a Yellow-legged Gull, a Great Skua and 50 Common Dolphins. A Blue Shark was caught tagged and released.