Saturday 1st September 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion - no sign of Baird’s Sandpiper on Marazion Beach between Station House and outflow but BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER still. SPOTTED CRAKE (1+)  at Marazion Marsh from standing stone still this morning. PLEASE STAY BEHIND THE BANK TO VIEW, DO NOT CLIMB ON THE BANK. (Thanks B.Dallas et al)

Buff Breasted Sandpiper, Marazion (M.Curtis)

Buff-Breasted Sandpiper, Marazion, 010912 (S.Rogers)

HaylePECTORAL SANDPIPER (3) reported on Hayle Estuary RSPB off B3301 causeway opposite car wash at 0930hrs. No sign at 1100hrs, but Little Gull (ad), Dunlin (3), Knot (3) and Med Gull (1w) (Thanks B.Dallas et al)

SaltashRuff, Med Gull (ad), Common Sandpiper (3), Knot (4), Dunlin (57), Redshank (26), Greenshank (34), Black-tailed Godwit (12), Bar-tailed Godwit and Snipe at Kingsmill Lake at high tide roost at 0800hrs (Thanks P.Kemp)

At SeaSooty Shearwater, Storm Petrel and Manx Shearwater (30+) from Pelagic off St Ives this morning. Also Ocean Sunfish (2)

WadebridgeRuff (3) and Little Ringed Plover at Walmsley Sanctuary. Ruff (2) and Green Sandpiper at Treraven Meadows this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

BudeOsprey above cliffs between Widemouth Bay and Bude at 1600hrs (Thanks R.Kirkwood)

GolantOSPREY still on River Fowey from Golant Village. Bird spends most of its time at the east side of Pen Pol Creek (Thanks N.Machin)

StithiansOSPREY at Stithians Lake today (Thanks M.Parsons)

LauncestonHobby at Coads Green (Thanks P.Mallett)

Lesser Yellowlegs at Penryn on Tuesday, see here

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