Friday 20th August 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

The Lizard – possible WILSON’S PETREL past Bass Point this morning. Also Great Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (14), Sooty Shearwater (9), Storm Petrel (6) and Common Scoter (9) (Thanks I.Maclean)

Porthgwarra Great Shearwater (5), Balearic Shearwater (159), Sooty Shearwater (15), Manx Shearwater (288), Great Skua (19), Pomarine Skua, Arctic Skua (4), Storm Petrel (18), Roseate Tern (juv), Arctic tern (7), Yellow-legged Gull (juv) and Little Gull (5.juv) past Gwennap Head in 14.5hrs

Nanquidno Balearic Shearwater (2) past Nanquidno Valley between 1500-1600hrs. Also Basking Shark (2)

HayleBlack-tailed Godwit (4) on estuary at 1400hrs. (PJF) Also Kingfisher and Common Sandpiper on Ryans Field (Thanks D.Chaney)

St IvesWhimbrel in harbour early morning.

Marazion BeachSanderling (12) Ringed Plover (53) and Dunlin (7) this afternoon (Thanks D.Chaney)

St.Austell Black-tailed Godwit (11) at Par Beach pool at 1645hrs (Thanks R.Lane per St.Austell Baywatch)

Drift Little-ringed Plover (juv) still at North end of Drift reservoir

Stithians ReservoirWood Sandpiper (2) and Little-ringed Plover still at Golden Lion cutoff

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