Monday 19th September 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Davidstow*WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER* (ad) still at Davidstow airfield at western most end of cross runway at c0815hrs. Also BUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER still, TEMMINCK’S STINT by windsock early afternoon

Devoran – probable *WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER* at Devoran quay this evening with Dunlin and Ringed Plover (Thanks P.Liddle)

Drift*LESSER YELLOWLEGS* still at Drift reservoir early morning and still present at 1841hrs in NW arm, showing well. Also Curlew Sandpiper and Spotted Redshank

NanjizalBLACK KITE (2) flew north over valley at 1340hrs

St Levan*BLACK KITE* at Trethewey still near Bosfranken Farm

StithiansLONG-BILLED DOWITCHER (juv) still at Stithians reservoir at southern end from Carnmenellis Causeway this evening. Also PECTORAL SANDPIPER, Wood Sandpiper and Curlew Sandpiper (3)

St JustFirecrest in Cot Valley (Thanks J.Young)

Scillonian CrossingBalearic Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater (3), Storm Petrel (60+), Great Skua (2) and Common Dolphin (15) from Scillonian III this evening

PorthgwarraSabine’s Gull, Balearic Shearwater (156), Sooty Shearwater (16), Grey Phalarope (6) and Storm Petrel (112) past Gwennap Head in 9.5hrs

PolgiggaBlue Headed Wagtail (male) on cricket pitch this evening

SennenYellow Legged Gull (2. 1w) in Sennen Cove

Falmouth Black Tern again at Argal reservoir this morning

No sign of Semipalmated Sandpiper at Drift reservoir

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