Saturday 21st August 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Rame Balearic Shearwater (15), Manx Shearwater (3), Storm Petrel (3) and Great Skua (2) flew past Rame Head between 0715-1015hrs

St.IvesBalearic Shearwater (2) flew past St.Ives island late morning

Porthgwarra Great Shearwater flew past Gwennap head late morning and another at 1420hrs. Also Balearic Shearwater (40), Storm Petrel (2), Great Skua (3) and Sooty Shearwater (3)

Stithians ReservoirWood Sandpiper (2) and Greenshank at Golden Lion cutoff. Little-ringed Plover and Ringed Plover (2) in “Yellowort Creek”. Greenshank (2), Green Sandpiper and Dunlin in Chapel Bay. Curlew (2) and Greenshank from Stuart Hutchings Hide. Whimbrel over heading South (Thanks S.Taylor and D.Jenkins)

Hell’s MouthPeregrine (1.ad, 1.juv), juv unsuccessfully attacked a Herring Gull, Whimbrel (35) heading towards St.Gothian Sands and Gannet (29) close offshore (Thanks S.Taylor)

Drift Little-ringed Plover (juv) still at Drift reservoir

Wadebridge Garganey at Walmsley Sanctuary at 0800hrs (for 2nd day)

Pendeen Balearic Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater (3), Arctic Skua and Great Skua past Pendeen this morning. Also Basking Shark past this afternoon

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