Friday 2nd September 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

The Lizard*BLACK KITE* flew over Windmill Farm towards Lizard Road at 1355hrs

Hayle*BAIRD’S SANDPIPER* (juv) still on Hayle estuary this evening between Tempest and car wash tho mobile. Also Little Stint (4) and Curlew Sandpiper (Thanks M.Grantham). Little Stint (2 juv) on Ryans Field

NanquidnoORTOLAN BUNTING at seaward end of Nanquidno Valley on north side of stubble field at Little Hendra tho elusive. Tree Pipit (2) over. WRYNECK at seaward end of valley just beyond Nanjulian Mill on rocks viewable from seaward path at 0800hrs. Pied Flycatcher by parking area

PorthgwarraWRYNECK still 500 yards north of lookout station near gully by wooden steps late morning. Also Whinchat. Balearic Shearwater (20) and Sooty Shearwater (4) flew past Gwennap Head

BudeCurlew Sandpiper (2), Little Stint and Wood Sandpiper (2) at Maer Lake this morning

PenzanceSooty Shearwater, Storm Petrel (3), Manx Shearwater (500+), Arctic Skua (2), Great Skua (2) and Arctic Tern (4) from pelagic

Bodmin MoorCurlew Sandpiper (2) at Siblyback reservoir (Thanks M.Beer)

St Austell Osprey flew over Carglaze this afternoon towards Par (Thanks R.McCarthy)

Drift ReservoirSpotted Redshank (juv) and Little Stint (juv) in NW arm from hide

WadebridgeCurlew Sandpiper, Ruff (2) and Green Sandpiper (2) at Treraven Meadows this evening (Thanks C.Selway)

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