The Dotterel was still on the airfield and the Spotted Sandpiper, 8 Greenshank & a Grey Wagtail were at Porth Hellick. 20 Brent Geese flew over Hugh Town & 7 flew out to sea from the Garrison.

Lesser Whitethroat & 4 Spotted Flycatcher were on the Garrison, another Spotted Flycatcher was at Newford Duck Pond where there was also a Pied Flycatcher, a second Pied Flycatcher  was at Rosehill, a  Cetti’s Warbler was in Lower Moors and 35 Wheatear were on Salakee Down.

On Bryher 2 Buff-breasted Sandpiper were on Shipmanhead Down, 2 Pied Flycatcher were near Church Quay and a juvenile Rose-coloured Starling was at Veronica Farm. The Spoonbill was on Green Island, Samson and a Wryneck was released from netting at St. Martin’s Vineyard.

A special daytime pelagic 6 miles south of St. Mary’s for a TV cameraman produced a Grey Phalarope, 7 Sooty Shearwater, 250 Manx Shearwater, 14 European Storm-petrel and 2 Great Skua.


The Dotterel was still on the airfield, the Spotted Sandpiper was Still at Porth Hellick, a Wryneck was at Porth Minnick and 3 Spotted Flycatcher & 6 Siskin were on the Garrison. 

Birds seen on Tresco included 4 Brent Geese, 2 Shoveler, 6 Wigeon, 6 Little Egret and a Curlew Sandpiper. On Bryher there were 3 Buff-breasted Sandpiper, a Sparrowhawk, 4 Pied Flycatcher and the rose-coloured Starling.

Curlew Sandpiper & 40 Dunlin were on Samson, a calling summer-plumage Great Northern Diver was between Samson & St. Agnes and an Icterine Warbler was on St. Agnes.

Another special daytime pelagic this time 13 miles south of St. Mary’s produced the same selection of birds as Saturday: a Grey Phalarope, 60 Sooty Shearwater, 350 Manx Shearwater, 10 European Storm-petrel and 4 Great Skua. Also seen were 14 Bottlenose Dolphin, 120 Common Dolphin and 6 Bluefin Tuna.
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