Friday 26th August 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (3), Balearic Shearwater (15) and Sooty Shearwater (7) past Gwennap Head by 1030hrs, Cory’s Shearwater past at 1935hrs tho distant. Also Great/Cory’s Shearwater (2)

LelantLittle Tern (2), Common Tern (4) and Black Tern (2 juv) with Sandwich Terns at Porthkidney Sands this morning at low tide (Thanks A.McKechnie)

DriftWood Sandpiper (2) at Drift reservoir still

StithiansWood Sandpiper at Stithians reservoir

Pendeen Great Shearwater (3), Balearic Shearwater (19), Pom Skua (2), Sooty Shearwater (109) and Arctic Skua (7) flew past Gwennap Head between 1330-1940hrs. Also Great Skua and and Manx Shearwater (c14,380) past between 1540hrs and 1810hrs (Thanks R.Murray)

Penzance – probable Great Shearwater from Scillonian III this morning

Praa Sands –  Med Gull (ad) at Praa Sands this afternoon. Also Peregrine. Chough (2) at Prussia Cove. Also Yellow Wagtail flew out to sea ove Praa Sands (Thanks J.Partridge)

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