The Lesser Kestrel was still on the Airfield, the Red-throated Pipit was still in the Garrison Horse Paddock and the Pied Flycatcher was sheltering in the pines by the Woolpack Fort.

Hooded Crow, 12 Whimbrel were on the Golf Course and  4 were at Porthloo, where there was also a Common Sandpiper.

A male Merlin was at Shark’s Pit (Porth Thomas) and at the  next bay along a female was at Porthloo, what was probably one of these 2 was also reported from the Golf Course.

Tree Pipit & a Yellow Wagtail were at Porth Hellick and a Garden Warbler was at Peacehaven, Watermill.


The Lesser Kestrel was seen on the Airfield & on Porth Hellick Down and a male Serin perched up briefly at Longstone before flying towards Holy Vale.

Corncrake was calling on Barnaby Lane, St. Agnes, and the Hooded Crow was seen in Hugh Town, on the Mermaid slipway and flying over Church Street.

Whimbrel were on the Golf Course, a Tree Pipit was at Trenoweth, a White Wagtail  was at Longstone and the Cetti’s Warbler was still near the Dump Clump.


The Lesser Kestrel was commuting between Deep Point & Giant’s Castle, a Whimbrel was at Salakee, a Merlin was at Longstone, where a Rook (a scarce bird on Scilly) also flew over.

The Cetti’s Warbler was still by the Dump Clump and a Grasshopper Warbler  was reeling just east of there at dusk.


A quiet day with not a lot of reports but impressive counts of shearwaters and dolphins.

7+ Great Northern Diver were in the Roads and a Whimbrel flew over Hugh Town.

A count between Deep Point & Giant’s Castle produced a Sooty Shearwater, 2500 Manx Shearwater and 450 Common Dolphin.

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