Sunday 20th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

FalmouthFEA’S or DESERTAS PETREL and Wilson’s Petrel off Falmouth from pelagic. Also Great Shearwater (20+) and Cory’s Shearwater

Porthgwarra – probable Wilson’s Petrel flew past Gwennap Head this morning. Also Great Shearwater (27), Balearic Shearwater (4), Sooty Shearwater (86) and Storm Petrel (63)

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (8) and Cattle Egret (4) still at Walmsley Sanctuary

FoweyStorm Petrel (13) at sea offshore this morning

Trevose Head Balearic Shearwater (2) flew past Trevose Head

MarazionBalearic Shearwater offshore

 

 

Saturday 19th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (8) and Cattle Egret (5) still at Walmsley Sanctuary

PenzanceWilson’s Petrel, Great Shearwater (6), Cory’s Shearwater (2), Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (8) and Storm Petrel (20) from Pelagic from Penzance. Also Ocean Sunfish

The LizardCory’s Shearwater (6), Balearic Shearwater (3) and Sooty Shearwater (9) flew past Lizard Point between 0800-100hrs

PendeenGreat Shearwater (8), Cory’s Shearwater (6), Pom Skua, Storm Petrel (6), Balearic Shearwater (6) and Sooty Shearwater (3) flew past Pendeen Watch between 0700-1230hrs

MarazionGarganey (juv) still at Long Rock Pool. Balearic Shearwater offshore in bay

 

Friday 18th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PendeenCory’s Shearwater (12), Great Shearwater (45), Balearic Shearwater (27), Sooty Shearwater and Storm Petrel (16) flew past Pendeen Watch between 0615-1350hrs

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater (4), Great Shearwater (9), Balearic Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater (33) and Storm Petrel (8)

St IvesGreat Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater and Storm Petrel flew past St Ives Island by 0725hrs. Cory’s Shearwater, Great Shearwater (4) and Balearic Shearwater (4) flew past Clodgy Point between 1530-1815hrs

MarazionGarganey still at Marazion Marsh on Longrock Pool

Thursday 17th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater (8), Balearic Shearwater (7), Storm Petrel (5), Whimbrel, Great Skua (4), Med Gull (3) and ‘Commic’ Tern (2) flew past Porthgwarra between 0610-1010hrs. Also Harbour Porpoise, pod of Common Dolphin (40) and Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thanks D.Flumm et al). Cory’s Shearwater (3), Great Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater (15), Balearic Shearwater (2), Black Tern, Great Skua and Whimbrel flew past Porthgwarra between 0650-1100hrs (Thanks M.Wallace)

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (5) flew past Pendeen Watch between 0830-1015hrs

No sign of Garganey at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Wednesday 16th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (2) and Cattle Egret (4) still at Walmsley Sanctuary

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (9+), Balearic Shearwater (12), Storm Petrel (20+) and Sooty Shearwater (62+) flew past

Scillonian CrossingGreat Shearwater, Cory’s Shearwater and Sooty Shearwater (5) from Scillonian Crossing this morning

MarazionGarganey (juv) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB at Long Rock pool

Tuesday 15th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (8) still at Walmsley Sanctuary at 1900hrs

Bodmin Moor Cattle Egret (2) at Colliford Lake at Loveny on island in NE arm at 1330hrs

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (3), Balearic Shearwater (4), Sooty Shearwater (25) and Fin Whale (2) past Gwennap Head this morning

PolgiggaDotterel flew SE over Higher Bosistow towards St Levan at 0820hrs, then at Higher Bosistow in ploughed field with standing stone (Thanks M.Wallace)