Saturday 24th August 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion*CITRINE WAGTAIL* (1w) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 1400hrs on scrape on east side by standing stone and near benches by Red River tho mobile, still present at 1645hrs

Bude – DOTTEREL (juv) just SW of Helebridge in field by public footpath at 1500hrs then flew SW

St Just – possible GOSHAWK reported at Kenidjack

Porthgwarra - WRYNECK reported still at end of track to Three Chimneys Cottage.

GodrevyCory’s Shearwater, Sabine’s Gull (ad), Sooty Shearwater (2) and Great Skua flew past Godrevy Point between 0615-0830hrs

PendeenSooty Shearwater (16), Balearic Shearwater (9), Arctic Skua (16), Great Skua (6), Common Scoter (2), Fulmar (43), Ocean Sunfish and Basking Shark past Pendeen Watch between  0545-0945hrs (Thanks D.Flumm)

St IvesBalearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater and Black Tern flew past St Ives Island by 0800hrs

Cuckoo, Roche 240813 (J.Bonser)

RocheCuckoo at Higher Trenoweth Farm, Belowda, Roche this morning (Thanks J.Bonser)

St AustellMed Gull (4. 2ad) at Par beach pool this morning (Thanks R.Davey)

WadebridgeWood Sandpiper at Clapper Marshes this morning. Also Green Sandpiper (7) and Common Sandpiper (5) (Thanks D.Julian)

BoscastleCommon Scoter and Ocean Sunfish offshore (Thanks L.Sampson)

Wadebridge Spotted Redshank (4) and Med Gull at Dinham Flats this evening (Thanks D.Julian). Whinchat (3) at Rosenannon Downs

At SeaBalearic Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater, Storm Petrel (4), Arctic Skua (2) and Great Skua (2) from Pelagic

Ruan LanihorneRed Kite drifted over road beside Ruan old chapel towards Ruan High Lanes (Thanks D.Hall)

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