Friday 16th September 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Buff-breasted Sandpiper (B.Burgess)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper (B.Burgess)

Pendeen – probable Barolo Little Shearwater flew west past Pendeen Watch at 1520hrs. Ocean Sunfish offshore. Also Balearic Shearwater (10+), Arctic Tern (2), Arctic Skua (2), Great Skua (5) and Chough (16) between 0920 – 1100hrs (Thanks P.Freestone and B.Dallas)

Falmouth –  Whiskered Tern (juv) still at Argal Reservoir at 1435hrs showing well (Thanks B.Porter)

Davidstow – Buff-breasted Sandpiper still at Davidstow Airfield

PorthgwarraRed-backed Shrike between top of 60 Foot Cover & cattle pond at 1530hrs, showing well. Also Redstart

Zennor Balearic Shearwater (11), Arctic Skua (7), Great Skua (10) and Common Scoter (15) off Gurnards Head between 0915 and 1100hrs (Thanks S.Jones)

RockBlack-necked Grebe still off Porthilly Beach, plus Wheatear (2) (Thanks S.Grose)

MarazionGreen Sandpiper at RSPB Marazion Marsh late afternoon (Thanks A.Nicholson)

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