Monday 5th September 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Helston – Dalmatian Pelican (ad) still at Loe Pool at 13:30 at north end. Park at Debigna Chapel and walk along farm track

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (1s) still in Boat Cove NT. Park in Perranuthnoe and take coastal path west to view

Bodmin Moor – Buff-breasted Sandpiper and Pectoral Sandpiper (juv) still at Siblyback Reservoir

Marazion – Buff-breasted Sandpiper still at Marazion Beach at Red River mouth. Also Little Stint and Curlew Sandpiper (2) at Red River mouth

NanquidnoWryneck at Nanquidno Valley viewed from 5 bar gate

Truro – Osprey at Truro River/River Fal confluence. Spoonbill on Calenick creek, visible from disused rail line to Newham (Thanks A.Nicholson)

PolgiggaLapland Bunting in fields west of Higher Bosistow tho mobile

Rock – Black-necked Grebe off Porthilly beach at 1235hrs on opposite side of beach from the sailing club (Thanks S.Grose)

Porthgwarra – Cory’s Shearwater (4), Balearic Shearwater (41), Sooty Shearwater (9) and Storm Petrel (4) flew past Gwennap Head  06:40-10:10

Lamorna – Balearic Shearwater (58), Sooty Shearwater (4) and Storm Petrel (2)  flew past lighthouse at Lamorna Cove between 07:30-10:00

One thought on “Monday 5th September 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

  1. James Walsh

    Dalmatian Pelican Loe Pool still present 1:30pm today

    Adult Mediterranean Gull Hayle Estuary adjacent to The Old Quay House Inn

    Juvenile Mediterranean Gull Marazion Red River mouth

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