Monday 12th September 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel still in Boat Cove NT. Park in Perranuthnoe and take coastal path west to view.

Helston – Dalmatian Pelican still west end of Loe Pool on island 50 yards from shore at 1600hrs, then flew south and lost to view

Porthgwarra – Wholly unconfirmed report of Barolo Little Shearwater past Gwennap Head at 1320hrs. Wryneck by coastguard cottages. Pied Flycatcher at 60 foot cover. Cory’s Shearwater (18), Great Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater, Long-tailed Skua and Balearic Shearwater (90) flew past Porthgwarra by 1330hrs

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper at Davidstow Airfield. Ruff (2) between windsock and main road on central runway at 17:15

Lands End – Wryneck along cycle track between Sennen Cove and Land’s End

SaltashOsprey (2) at Kingsmill Lake

Hayle – Curlew Sandpiper (2 juv) at Hayle Estuary

Falmouth – Balearic Shearwater (2) flew past Pendennis Point at 0930hrs

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