Friday 1st October 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Porthgwarra **LITTLE SHEARWATER** by Runnelstone buoy between 1140-1155hrs. Also Sabine’s Gull (juv/1s), Balearic Shearwater (28), Grey Phalarope, Sooty Shearwater (2), Arctic Skua (6), Great Skua (38) and Med Gull (1w) past Gwennap Head

Penzance SURF SCOTER (ad.drk) still off Jubilee pool at 1755hrs. ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv)  on St Mary’s Church at 1830hrs (CBWPS)

St.JustFirecrest still in valley on south side of valley this morning

Sennen Pom Skua (juv) lingering off Sennen Cove early afternoon. Arctic Skua (2) and Great Skua past. Basking Shark also in Cove

Portscatho Med Gull (10) in Portscatho harbour

Porthcurno Balearic Shearwater (9) and Great Skua (2) past Porthcurno in 35mins late morning

Marazion Little Stint (juv) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB viewable from road, no sign this evening. Also Jack Snipe and Bittern this evening. Firecrest (2) at Plain-an-Gwarry

Pendeen Pom Skua, Balearic Shearwater, Grey Phalarope and Sooty Shearwater past Pendeen Watch early afternoon

Padstow Balearic Shearwater (2) past Pentire point

Falmouth Black Tern (juv) at Argal Reservoir by Dam at 1730hrs (Thanks D.Chaney)

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