St. Mary’s – The Citrine Wagtail, 2 Common Snipe and a Common Sandpiper were on Porth Hellick Pool and nearby a Wryneck & 2 Whinchats were on Carn Friars Farm. A Melodious Warbler was in Lower Moors and 2 Pied Flycatchers & a Common Redstart were at Lower Broome on the Garrison.
Tresco – A juvenile Rose-coloured Starling was in a field near the Swarovski hide and a Wood & 2 Pectoral Sandpipers were on the Great Pool. The Baird’s Sandpiper & Knot were on Abbey Pool and 2 Yellow Wagtails were near the New Inn.
At sea – 30 Great, 8 Sooty and 12 Balearic Shearwaters were seen from the Scillonian III between Wolf Rock and St. Mary’s on the morning crossing from Penzance.
400 Great, 10 Sooty and 10 Balearic Shearwaters were seen from the Scillonian III on the crossing from St. Mary’s to Penzance.
Thursday’s birds were:
St. Mary’s – The Citrine Wagtail, 3 Common Snipe and a Common Sandpiper were on Porth Hellick Pool. A Sparrowhawk, a Whinchat and a Spotted Flycatcher were on Carn Friars Farm, with another Spotted Flycatcher near Watermill House. 60 Great Shearwaters, 10 Sooty Shearwaters, 2 Great Skuas, an Arctic Skua and an Arctic Tern flew past Peninnis Head.
St. Agnes – A phenomenal seawatch of Horse Point produced 2500 Manx, 2400 Great, 60 Sooty and 2 Cory’s Shearwaters!
Friday’s birds were:
St. Martin’s – A Laughing Gull was on Middle Town beach from 08:30 to 09:00 before flying towards Tresco.
St. Mary’s – The Citrine Wagtail and the Common Sandpiper were still on Porth Hellick Pool. A Grey Phalarope showed very well all day in Lower Moors and 2 Whinchats were in the Standing Stones Field. 2 Sanderlings were on Porthcressa beach.
Tresco – The Baird’s Sandpiper, the Wood Sandpiper & the Black-tailed Godwit and there were now 3 Pectoral Sandpipers. 3 Mediterranean Gulls.
St. Agnes – 2 Grey Phalaropes were on the sae off Browarth. Also seen on the island were 2 Whinchats, a Spotted & 2 Pied Flycatchers.
Inter-island waters – A Grey Phalarope was seen between St. Agnes and St. Mary’s.
At sea – 3 Great Shearwaters were seen from the Scillonian III on morning crossing from Penzance to St. Mary’s.