Daily Archives: July 15, 2017

Saturday 15th July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraWilson’s Petrel off Gwennap Head at 0910hrs feeding on and off for c3 mins. Also Great Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater (9), Puffin (6) and Storm Petrel (3)

MouseholeWilson’s Petrel reported from pelagic 2.5km south this morning. Also Storm Petrel (c20) and Arctic Skua

St Merryn – unconfirmed report of Gyr Falcon of unknown origin hunting rabbits at St Merryn

Pentire PointSooty Shearwater and Puffin flew past Lamorna 0 Eider (fem) offshore

Friday 14th July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeCattle Egret this morning at Treraven Meadows (Thanks D.Julian)

Poldhu CoveOrtolan Bunting (2), male and female, on ledge on sand cliff below sand martin nests. Observed for about five minutes before they flew off to the south (Thanks Hamish)

The LizardGrey Phalarope from boat off lankidden cove at around 7:50pm-8:00pm, then flew inward towards the cliff. (Thanks F.Trewin)