Friday 23rd September 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Stithians – LONG BILLED DOWITCHER still at Stithians reservoir from Carnmenellis causeway at 1040hrs, still at 1755hrs. Also PECTORAL SANDPIPER, Curlew Sandpiper (juv), Wood Sandpiper and Wheatear (5) (Thanks J.St Ledger)

DriftLESSER YELLOWLEGS again this morning at Drift Reservoir in NE arm.

TruroLESSER YELLOWLEGS still on river at Tresillian viewed from car park at St Clements at 1515hrs. Also Spotted Redshank (2) and Curlew Sandpiper. Spotted Redshank and Curlew Sandpiper (2) on Tresemple Pool.

St JustBUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER on Airfield this morning

DavidstowBUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER still on airfield this morning

WadebridgeBUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER on Dinham Flats this morning. Also Ruff (2) and Curlew Sandpiper (2) (Thanks C.Selway)

Sennen - BUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER adjacent Trevorrian Pool (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

PolgiggaWHITE RUMPED SANDPIPER briefly at Lower Bosistow Farm then flew towards coast with Ringed Plover. BLACK KITE over Polgigga this morning

NanquidnoPECTORAL SANDPIPER (juv) on muddy puddle in farmyard at Tregiffian Farm this morning. Access from Nanquidno Valley south along footpath from Gurland Farm

Lands EndROSE COLOURED STARLING just north of A30 at south end of cycle track near derelict white house

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 0945hrs. no sign of Buff Breasted Sandpiper

Mylor - Spoonbill on island between Pandora Inn and Point Quay 1210hrs (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Bodmin MoorArctic Tern (juv) at Siblyback Reservoir this evening (Thanks P.Kemp)

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (26), Pom Skua (ad), Grey Phalarope (8) and Sooty Shearwater (16) past Gwennap Head

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