Friday 21st July 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Cattle Egret over Coronation Park (C.Selway)

WadebridgeCattle Egret (3) showing well still at 2100hrs tonight at Walmsley. Pectoral Sandpiper at Walmsley briefly at 1300hrs before moving to cover towards old hide. Also Wood Sandpiper (3), Green Sandpiper (5). Cattle Egret flew west over Coronation Park at 1200hrs (Thanks C.Selway, A.Langdon and A.Bond)

PorthgwarraWilson’s Petrel flew past Gwennap Head at 1215hrs. Also ‘White-bellied Storm Petrel sp’ and Cory’s Shearwater (37+), Great Shearwater (4), Balearic Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater (16), Storm Petrel (84+) and Pom Skua (2) (Thanks D.Flumm et al)

The LizardWilson’s Petrel off Lizard Point today. Also Cory’s Shearwater (296), Great Shearwater (66), Sooty Shearwater (9), Balearic Shearwater, Long-tailed Skua, Pomarine Skua Great Skua (6), Arctic Skua (2), Storm Petrel (109), ‘unidentifed’ Storm Petrel, Sabine’s Gull and Black Tern. (Thanks I.McLean et al)

PenleeCory’s Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater, Arctic Skua (4), Manx Shearwater (150+) (Thanks C.Buckland)

RameCory’s Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater flew past Penlee Point

PendeenSooty Shearwater

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