Daily Archives: June 9, 2017

Friday 9th June 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The Lizard Red-footed Falcon reported at midday at Hayle Kimbro. Also Hobby and Marsh Harrier.

NewquayStorm Petrel (12+) off Towan Head this evening (Thanks R.Creek)

St Ives Manx Shearwater (5) and Storm Petrel from boat in St Ives Bay.

Thursday 8th June 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

The LizardRoseate Tern past Lizard Point. Also Arctic Skua (2), Great Skua (2), Storm Petrel (20) and Puffin (25)

Penlee Point –  Manx Shearwater (2543), Sooty Shearwater (2), Arctic Skua (2 pale phase), Storm Petrel, Great Northern Diver (2), Kittiwake (36), Common Scoter (6) and Fulmar (31) between 08:00 – 14.30  (Thanks C Buckland)

Porthgwarra – Manx Shearwater (c6000), Kittiwake (52), Guillemot (45), Razorbill, Puffin, Fulmar (22) and Great Skua  between 15:00 – 16:45hrs. Also Sooty Shearwater and Storm Petrel (17) prior to 12:15hrs

PendeenBalearic Shearwater past Pendeen Watch today (Thanks R.Creek)

Hayle EstuaryBarnacle Goose with Canada Geese, Gadwall (2 drk), Sandwich Tern (2), Whimbrel and Wigeon on Lelant Saltings. Hobby and Stock Dove (2) briefly at Ryan’s Field. Hobby also seen over Mexico Towans (Thanks R.Creek et al)

Wednesday 7th June 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

StithiansGreat White Egret at southern end of main reservoir to left of hide this morning

Polzeath –  Red Kite this afternoon at 16:30 low over fields at Trenance Steading.

PendeenEuropean Storm Petrel, Balearic Shearwater, Cuckoo on Lighthouse rocks, 3 Raven (3), Manx Shearwater possibly near 1000 this afternoon in 1h 30mins. (Thanks R Creek)

Towan HeadStorm Petrel (18) between 18:15-19:15.