Monday 9th September 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Davidstow*WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER* (ad) at Davidstow Airfield on runway by control tower at 0800hrs, still at 1600hrs. Also Curlew Sandpiper, Ringed Plover (25) and Dunlin (17)

Marazion*SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER* (juv) still on beach at Longrock car park

Bodmin MoorPECTORAL SANDPIPER (3) still at Siblyback Lake at north end this afternoon. Little Stint in NE corner then flew north at midday (Thanks J.Eames & A.Dawson)

NewquayPECTORAL SANDPIPER on Gannel Estuary this evening 220 yards down from boating lake for 10 minutes. Also Black-tailed Godwit (8) (Thanks S.Rowe)

PendeenPom Skua, Balearic Shearwater (11), Sooty Shearwater and Arctic Skua (3) flew past Pendeen Watch between 0630-0930hrs

DevoranOsprey fishing opposite sailing club at 1000hrs, still present between 1500-1530hrs opposite Carnon Mine (Thanks M.Jones & A.Nicholson)

Penryn – probable Spotted Redshank on shore between Penryn and Flushing (Thanks A. Horn-Norris)

LostwithielOsprey at Lostwithiel

SaltashCurlew Sandpiper (juv) at Kingsmill Creek, present for 12 days. Also Dunlin (7), Greenshank (10), Common Sandpiper (2), Teal (12) and Wigeon (4) (Thanks S.Cox)

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