Cornwall Birding is happy to promote three Birder Special Pelagics this August with AK Wildlife Cruises from Falmouth. There are seats available on Saturdays the 9th and 16th and Sunday 24th August and 6th, 13th and 20th of September. For details e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Call with your Cornwall bird sightings to: 0115 871 2888
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Scillonian Crossing - Great Shearwater (2) and Manx Shearwater (1500) from Scillonian III this evening.
Bude – Wood Sandpiper at Maer Lake at 1530hrs. Also Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper (7), Ruff (7), Dunlin (12) and Black tailed Godwit (2) (Thanks G.Robin)
Padstow – Hobby hunting in fields at Hawkers Cove at 0805hrs (Thanks S.Grose)
Hayle – Sanderling (81) on Hayle Beach (Thanks D.Flumm) Also Whimbrel, Redshank and Curlew (3) on Copperhouse Creek mid afternoon.
Marazion – Whimbrel and Sanderling (6) on beach (Thanks D.Flumm)
St Just - Cory’s Shearwater, Manx Shearwater (3000+) and Med Gull (4) flew past Cape Cornwall
Saltash – Dunlin (10), Whimbrel (4), Greenshank (25), Redshank (20), Curlew (39) and Little Egret (3) at Kingsmill Lake. Also Barrel Jellyfish stranded on opposite shore left of hide at high tide line (Thanks P.Kemp)
Penzance - Redstart (male) in mulberry tree next to the White Lion public house in Penzance Town centre at 11.25hrs (Thanks S.Grose)
Newquay – Common Sandpiper (13), Dunlin, Ringed Plover, Curlew (5), Oystercatcher (2) and Little Egret (2) on Gannel Estuary. (S Rowe)
Newlyn – Sandwich Tern and Common Gull in Newlyn Harbour this afternoon (Thanks S.Grose)
Hayle – Yellow-legged Gull (2s) and Med Gull (4) on Copperhouse Creek. Also Med Gull (16) on Ryan’s Field (CBWPS)
Porthgwarra – Cory’s Shearwater flew past Gwennap Head at 0750hrs (Thanks T.Stuart)