Friday 17th August 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Newquay*ALPINE SWIFT* on seafront over Best Western Hotel viewable from Aldi car park between 1440-1540hrs. Bird attempted to roost on 3rd floor balcony of Rocklands Hotel then spooked by a Peregrine at 2015hrs and flew south. (Thanks S.Rogers and A.Bond)

MouseholePom Skua (dark phase) off Low Lee bouy at 1155hrs (Thanks B.Dodd)

HayleLittle Tern (7) flew up estuary at 1400hrs then over Old Quay House towards Marazion (Thanks B.Dodd). Black Tern (2) on Ryan’s Field at 1800hrs (Thanks D.Jenkins). Arctic Tern (3) at Hayle Estuary RSPB

LelantBlack Tern (3) and Arctic Tern (3) at Porth Kidney Beach this evening

MarazionWood Sandpiper still from standing stone at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Common Sandpiper and Little Egret (3) (Thanks D.Flumm)

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