Friday 28th August 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra**Red-billed Tropicbird** off Gwennap Head circling and drifting west between 0800-0805hrs. Also Cory’s Shearwater (70), Great Shearwater (2), Balearic Shearwater (29), Sooty Shearwater (5), Pomarine Skua (2), Arctic Skua (3), Great Skua (9) and Storm Petrel (37). Humpback Whale breached offshore this afternoon (Thanks D.Langston). Wryneck by Rosevale Cottage at 1555hrs

Scillonian Crossing – possible *Wilson’s Petrel* from Scillonian III near Runnelstone this evening. Also Cory’s Shearwater (8), Grey Phalarope, Storm Petrel (10), Sooty Shearwater and Arctic Tern (8) from Scillonian III on Cornwall side of Wolf Rock

Helford – Osprey at Tremayne Quay at 1110hrs

PenzanceRed Kite by A30 between Penzance and Marazion at c11.30hrs (Thanks M.Jasper)

 

Thursday 27th August 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PendeenWryneck on large granite marker stone close to turning to Pendeen from main Penzance and St Just road at 1600hrs (Thanks M.Jasper)

PadstowRing-billed Gull at Padstow Harbour at 19:00hrs

Porthgwarra – Cory’s Shearwater (36), Balearic Shearwater (18), Pomarine Skua (2), Sooty Shearwater (2), Arctic Skua, Great Skua (7) and Storm Petrel (32) past Gwennap Head, Porthgwarra by 1330hrs

GwithianLittle Stint (2) at St Gothian Sands LNR