Monday 28th October 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at Morrison’s car park

HayleLittle Gull (2. ad +juv) on Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway but no sign of any Whooper Swans

St IvesBalearic Shearwater (50+), Storm Petrel (2), Great Skua (30+) and Arctic Skua (6) flew past St Ives Island between 1100-1200hrs

Penberth – Leach’s Petrel (3) and Balearic Shearwater (5) flew past Penberth Cove between 0800-1000hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler still near turning circle

PendeenLeach’s Petrel (2), Grey Phalarope, Pom Skua (2), Balearic Shearwater (40+), Sooty Shearwater (3), Great Skua (94), Arctic Skua (18), Arctic Tern (3) and Purple Sandpiper (2) flew past Pendeen watch by 1030hrs

Marazion - GN Diver (ad sum) on Long Rock Pool still

FalmouthStorm Petrel (3) at sea, 1 mile off Falmouth

Davidstow – Whooper Swan NW of Davidstow by A39 in field by mast at 0800hrs, for 4th day

Cape CornwallBlack Redstart on beach at Port Nanven

GodrevyBalearic Shearwater (3), Great Skua (30) and Arctic Skua (3) flew past Godrevy Point in 40mins

Carbis BayPom Skua, Balearic Shearwater (4), Great Skua (102), Arctic Skua (2), Sooty Shearwater (3), Arctic Tern and GN Diver (3) flew past Carbis Bay between 0830-1100hrs

FalmouthBalearic Shearwater (3) flew past Pennance Point. Snow Bunting (1w male) still on rocks. GN Diver (6) flew west past Pendennis Point between 0930-1030hrs

NewquayLeach’s Petrel flew past Towan Head late afternoon

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