Saturday 12th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Wadebridge Glossy Ibis (3) including Spanish ringed bird still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Cattle Egret (5)

LamornaWilson’s Petrel (3), Great Shearwater (15+), Balearic Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater (10) and Storm Petrel (40) from Pelagic 5km off Lamorna this morning. Wilson’s Petrel (2), Great Shearwater (6), Balearic Shearwater (2), Black Tern (juv) and Storm Petrel (40) from same pelagic this evening

Rame – Sabine’s Gull (6) flew past Penlee Point between 0545–0845hrs

The Lizard Great Shearwater (3+), Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (4), Sooty Shearwater (8) and Storm Petrel (5) flew past Lizard Point between 0645-1030hrs

Porthgwarra – Great Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater (2) and Storm Petrel between 1500-1630hrs

Downderry Balearic Shearwater (26), Great Skua and Common Scoter (4) flew west

Newquay – Black-necked or Slavonian Grebe off Towan Head but distant

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