Saturday 28th August 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Porthgwarra - *BLACK KITE* over moor again at 1100hrs. Also Pied Flycatcher and Tree Pipit (4+) in valley this morning.

The Lizard*GREAT WHITE EGRET* flew out to sea at Lizard Point at 0835hrs. Also Wheatear (1), Chough (2) and Whimbrel (1) (Thanks S.Taylor)

NanjizalRED-BACKED SHRIKE (juv) still in Valley. Also Lapland Bunting. Quail in field by Nanjizal House briefly this morning

Cornwall Birding Pelagic – very quiet trip this morning with only two Storm Petrels and  Sooty Shearwater (1+) of note.

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (4), Arctic Skua (5), Great Skua (2) and Med Gull past Pendeen watch before 1030hrs.

StithiansGreenshank and Ringed Plover (6) in Chapel Bay (Thanks S.Taylor)

Hayle Black-tailed Godwit (4) on Ryan’s Field this morning. Greenshank (2) and Kingfisher on main estuary from Lelant Saltings. (PJF)

Wadebridge Garganey, Dunlin (190), Knot (5), Greenshank (20), Whimbrel, Green Sandpiper and Black-tailed Godwit (12) at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

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