Monday 16th August 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

StithiansWood Sandpiper and Greenshank (2) at Stithians reservoir at Golden Lion cut off this morning. Wheatear, Green Sandpiper and Greenshank (2) from Stuart Hutchings Hide (M.Curtis, A.Hugo)

Porthgwarra Balearic Shearwater (15), Storm Petrel (2) and Med Gull past Gwennap Head in 12.5rs (Seawatch SW). Balearic Shearwater (8), Great Skua and Basking Shark past Hella Point between 1100-1630hrs

Pendeen Pomarine Skua, Balearic Shearwater (5), Great Skua, Manx Shearwater (122) and Basking Shark past Pendeen Watch between 1530-1800hrs

Wadebridge Spotted Redshank, Green Sandpiper (3), Snipe (5) and Black-tailed Godwit (2) at Amble Marshes this evening (Thanks C.Selway)

Marazion Marsh RSPB OSPREY flew west past RSPB office towards Penzance 12:50-12:55 hrs mobbed by gulls, Juv Marsh Harrier at 09:30hrs over reedbed and Little Egret (6). Also Bar-tailed Godwit,  Dunlin (5), Turnstone (7) and Ringed Plover (3) on Marazion Beach. Male Ruddy Darter again (first sighting since 2nd August) but unfortunately in a ringing ride, not publically accessible. (Thanks D.Flumm)

Falmouth Tree Pipit flew over Swanpool. Also Great Skua and Arctic Tern

St.Ives Arctic Skua (2), Sooty Shearwater, Great Skua (3), Manx Shearwater (55), Whimbrel and Greenshank (5) past St.Ives island (Thanks L.Langley)

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