Monday 24th September 2007 – Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Pendeen – 08.00 – 19.20hrs – Sabines Gull (4 juvs), Long-tailed Skua (2), Leach’s Petrel (12+), Grey Phalarope (5), Pom Skua (2), Balearic Sh’water (28), Sooty Sh’water (45), Bonxie (3), Arctic Skua (20+), Arctic Tern (2)

St Ives Island – 08.00 – 18.30hrs – WILSON’S PETREL flew west past at 08.20hrs, plus Sabines Gull (4 juvs), Grey Phalarope (4), Leach’s Petrel (4), Pom Skua  (3), Bonxie (15), Arctic Skua (38), Balearic Sh’water (10), Sooty Sh’water (20+), Arctic Tern (3), Med Gull (1).

Cape CornwallLeach’s Petrel, Balearic Sh’water (2), Sooty Sh’water (2)

AntonyBLACK KITE over River Lynher at Whacker Quay. This bird may have been in the area for five days. Also Peregrine but no sign of Osprey. (thanks C.Buckland)

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Black Kite and Peregrine at Whacker Quay today (Photos:C.Buckland)

PorthgwarraBalearic Sh’water (62), Grey Phalarope (4), Arctic Skua (10), Bonxie (8)

Bird News courtesy of Rare Bird Alert unless otherwise stated.

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