St. Mary’s – The Citrine Wagtail was seen again in Lower Moors, where there were also 4 Common Snipe and a Teal, nearby 2 Whinchats and a Common Whitethroat were in the Standing Stones Field. A Wryneck was on the Garrison and a Water Rail was at Longstone. A Common Sandpiper, 2 Common Snipe, 2 Teal, a Grey Heron & a Water Rail were on Porth Hellick Pool and 2 Tree Pipits, a Spotted Flycatcher & a Pied Flycatcher were along the Carn Friars Farm track.
St. Martin’s – 2 Spotted Flycatchers.
St. Agnes – A Barred Warbler.
At sea – 5 Great & 10 Sooty Shearwaters, a European Storm-petrel and 2 Great Skuas were seen from the Scillonian III between St. Mary’s and the Wolf Lighthouse.
Thursday’s birds were:
Tresco – A Spotted Crake was on the Great Pool.
St. Mary’s – Another probable Spotted Crake was seen briefly at Porth Hellick Pool, where there were also 7 Greenshanks, a Common Sandpiper, a Kingfisher and a 3 Teal.
At sea – Seen on the evening sharking/birding pelagic were: 7 Great, 10 Sooty & 400 Manx, 10 European Storm-petrels, an Arctic and 2 Great Skuas. Seen in the water were 10 Common Dolphins, 6 Atlantic Blue-finned Tuna and an Ocean Sunfish. 3 Blue Sharks and a Porbeagle Shark were caught tagged and released.
Friday’s birds were:
St,. Mary’s – A Pied Flycatcher was in Holy Vale, a Common Sandpiper was on Porth Hellick Pool, a Whimbrel was at Pelistry and 6 Sanderlings were on Porthcressa Beach. About 35 White Wagtails roosted at Porth Hellick.
Tresco – A Common Buzzard.
St. Helen’s – 5 Sanderlings.