Monday 10th August 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra – Cory’s Shearwater (2), Great Shearwater (2), Balearic Shearwater (2), Great Skua (4) and Sooty Shearwater flew past Porthgwarra between 16.45 & 1800hrs. Also Minke Whale

Scillonian Crossing – Cory’s Shearwater and Sabine’s Gull (ad) from Scillonian III this morning

Cape Cornwall – Storm Petrel flew past Cape Cornwall mid-morning. Also Whimbrel (65)

Hayle – Ring-billed Gull (1s) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB. Also Spoonbill still mid-morning

NewquayWhimbrel (5), Ringed Plover (10) and Curlew (24) at Gannel estuary between 10.00-11.45hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

Long Rock – Sanderling (23), Ringed Plover (8), Dunlin (2), Wheatear and Curlew at Long Rock at 1900hrs (Thanks S.James)

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