Monday 9th August 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Drift *GREAT-WHITE EGRET* at north end of Drift reservoir, at far end of NW arm from hide late afternoon. view only from hide. Also Common Sandpiper (5) and Spotted Flycatcher (2) (Thanks V.Stratton)

Marazion *GREAT-WHITE EGRET* at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 1230hrs

St.IvesHONEY BUZZARD (ad male) flew over town centre mobbed by gulls at 13.50hrs before circling Rosewall Hill and heading south towards Marazion (Thanks V.Stratton). Balearic Shearwater (4), Manx Shearwater (500+), Great Skua, Med Gull (3) and Black-tailed Godwit (5) flew past St.Ives Island in 3.5hrs this morning (Thanks D. Nicholson)

PenzanceArctic Skua over Penzance prom this evening (Thanks D.Nicholson)

Wadebridge Little Stint (juv), Wood Sandpiper (juv) and Garganey (2) at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning. Little Owl briefly in private garden in Wadebridge (Thanks C.Selway)

Porthgwarra Balearic Shearwater (46), Sooty Shearwater (12), Storm Petrel (4), Whimbrel (2) and Manx Shearwater (1491) flew past Gwennap Head in 11.5hrs (Seawatch SW)

Scillonian crossingBalearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (2), Storm Petrel (25), Great Skua and Manx Shearwater (100+) off Tater Du lighthouse from Scillonian III

Sennen Med Gull (19) in Sennen Cove

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