Monday 14th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (57), Cory’s Shearwater (31), Sooty Shearwater (67), Storm Petrel (8), Balearic Shearwater (11) and Great Skua (4) flew past Gwennap Head today

MouseholeGreat Shearwater (13), Cory’s Shearwater (3), Baleraic Shearwater (13), Sooty Shearwater (23) and Storm Petrel (2) flew past between 1910-2055hrs

Scillonian CrossingCory’s Shearwater (4) and Sooty Shearwater (6) from Scillonian III

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater flew past Gwennap Head at 0730hrs. probable Great Shearwater past at 0750. Also Sooty Shearwater (6) and Great Skua (6) past between 0600-0815hrs (Thanks A.Whitehouse)

MarazionGarganey (juv) at Marazion Marsh RSPB

 

Sunday 13th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraLittle Shearwater flew west outside runnel stone at 0910hrs. Wilson’s Petrel (2) flew past, one at 1000hrs and one at 1150hrs. Also Great Shearwater (5), Balearic Shearwater (9), Sooty Shearwater (18), Storm Petrel (51), Arctic Skua (2) and Great Skua (3). Fin Whale, Minke Whale and many Tuna jumping offshore

Scillonian CrossingWilson’s Petrel from Scillonian III. Also Great Shearwater (9), Cory’s Shearwater (8), Balearic Shearwater (14), Balearic Shearwater (7) and Grey Phalarope (7)

WadebridgeCattle Egret (4. 2 ad + 2 Juv) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Glossy Ibis (8) and Green Sandpiper (10)

NewquayCattle Egret on Gannel Estuary

PolzeathGlossy Ibis (6) flew over beach and up Camel Estuary

Penberth Storm Petrel (5) offshore

Chapel PointPom Skua, Yellow-legged Gull (2 juv) and Storm Petrel (48) offshore this evening. Also Minke Whale

Saturday 12th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Wadebridge Glossy Ibis (3) including Spanish ringed bird still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Cattle Egret (5)

LamornaWilson’s Petrel (3), Great Shearwater (15+), Balearic Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater (10) and Storm Petrel (40) from Pelagic 5km off Lamorna this morning. Wilson’s Petrel (2), Great Shearwater (6), Balearic Shearwater (2), Black Tern (juv) and Storm Petrel (40) from same pelagic this evening

Rame – Sabine’s Gull (6) flew past Penlee Point between 0545–0845hrs

The Lizard Great Shearwater (3+), Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (4), Sooty Shearwater (8) and Storm Petrel (5) flew past Lizard Point between 0645-1030hrs

Porthgwarra – Great Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater (2) and Storm Petrel between 1500-1630hrs

Downderry Balearic Shearwater (26), Great Skua and Common Scoter (4) flew west

Newquay – Black-necked or Slavonian Grebe off Towan Head but distant

Friday 11th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Wadebridge Glossy Ibis (2) and Cattle Egret (3) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Green Sandpiper (6)

The Lizard Great Shearwater (24), Balearic Shearwater (7), Sooty Shearwater (33), Great Skua (8), Storm Petrel (4) and Puffin flew past Lizard Point between 1700-1900hrs

Porthgwarra – Great Shearwater (9), Sooty Shearwater (54), Balearic Shearwater (6), Storm Petrel (45) and Great Skua flew past Gwennap Head today

Scillonian Crossing – Great Shearwater (3), Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater and Storm Petrel (27) from Scillonian III

Polgigga – Marsh Harrier at Arden-Sawah

Thursday 10th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NanjizalMelodious Warbler trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley this morning. Please keep to public rights of way (Thanks K.Wilson)

WadebridgeCattle Egret (4) and Glossy Ibis (2) still at Walmsley Sanctuary

The LizardGreat Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (12), Sooty Shearwater (4) and Storm Petrel (2) flew past between 0630-1015hrs

Penzance – Great Shearwater (15), Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (5), Sooty Shearwater (25), Storm Petrel (18), Great Skua (3), Arctic Tern (3) and Minke Whale from pelagic this evening

Porthgwarra – Great Shearwater (4), Balearic Shearwater (5) and Sooty Shearwater (20+)

Scillonian Crossing Cory’s Shearwater (3), Great Shearwater (4), Sooty Shearwater (4),  Balearic Shearwater and Storm Petrel (15+) from Scillonian III this morning. Fin Whale from afternoon crossing

Treen – Sooty Shearwater and Storm Petrel flew past between 1400-1630hrs

Siblyback Reservoir – Green Sandpiper (3)

Wednesday 9th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PendeenWilson’s Petrel reported flew past Pendeen Watch at 1148hrs. Also Sooty Shearwater (2) and Balearic Shearwater (2)

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (3) (one Spanish ringed bird) and Cattle Egret (5) still at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning. Glossy Ibis (8) and Cattle Egret (5) in evening

GodrevyBalearic Shearwater flew past at 0840hrs

Tuesday 8th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeCattle Egret (5. 1juv) and Glossy Ibis (3) still at Walmsley

The LizardGreat Shearwater (23), Cory’s Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater (8) and Balearic Shearwater (7+) flew past Lizard Point between 0630-0920hrs

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (3), Cory’s Shearwater (4), Balearic Shearater (2), Sooty Shearwater (28), Storm Petrel, Arctic Skua (2) and Great Skua (5)

PendeenGreat Shearwater (6), Balearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater (14) flew past by 0830hrs

Scillonian CrossingGreat Shearwater (3) and Sooty Shearwater from Scillonian III