Saturday 10th September 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Boat Cove NT at 14:50. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view

Helston Dalmatian Pelican (ad) still at Loe Pool on mud west side of NE arm viewable from public footpath along bottom of Degibna Wood

St Just – Red-backed Shrike south of Hendra in fields at east end of pines and on wires this afternoon but elusive

Bodmin Moor Pectoral Sandpiper (juv) still at Siblyback Reservoir in north arm. Pectoral Sandpiper (juv) at Colliford Lake

Camel Estuary Buff-breasted Sandpiper at Camel Estuary

PorthgwarraDotterel still on moor north of stone wall and showing well. Also Lapland Bunting on path south of stone wall above 60ft cover, showing well on occasion but mainly elusive. Wryneck in valley north of coastguard watch tho elusive, also Chough (5), Wheatear (6+), Whinchat (2) and Whitethroat (3). (Thanks P.Freestone)

Lands End Wryneck (3) along cycle track between Lands End and Sennen, 1 still at Trinity Pool by cycle path at 5 bar gate but elusive. Lapland Bunting still by cycle track near Trinity Pool at 0910hrs

The Lizard – Wryneck at Soap Cove. Pectoral Sandpiper and Dotterel flew towards Windmill Farm

Saltash Osprey this morning at Kingsmill lake (Thanks C.Buckland)

DevoranLittle Stint at Devoran

Pendeen – Leach’s Petrel (3), Long-Tailed Skua, Cory’s Shearwater (20), Great Shearwater (6), Sabine’s Gull (2), Sooty Shearwater (35) and Balearic Shearwater (62) flew past Pendeen Watch

PadstowLittle Stint (4) in Padstow Harbour early evening. Also Curlew Sandpiper. Med Gull (28) and Sandwich Tern (14) off Padstow this evening (Thanks D.Julian)

Rock – Black-necked Grebe off Porthilly Beach (Thanks D.Julian)

BudePale-bellied Brent Goose (5) flew in off sea and landed on beach (Thanks J.Angliss)

Par – Water Rail at Par beach pool (Thanks S.Grose)

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