Saturday 3rd August 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin Moor *BLACK KITE* at Nine Stones over Bastreet Downs, near North Hill

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater, Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (25), Sooty Shearwater (11), Great Skua and Storm Petrel (4) flew past Gwennap Head this morning

LooeBalearic Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater and Common Scoter past Hannafore point between 1600-1700hrs. Med Gull (18) offshore. (Thanks D.Julian)

At sea – Great Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (5), Balearic Shearwater (15+), Pom Skua, Yellow-legged Gull (5), Med Gull (4), Storm Petrel (30+), Arctic Tern, Common Tern, Ocean Sunfish (6), Basking Shark, Common Dolphin (8+) and Minke Whale from pelagic

Camborne – Peregrine (ad feeding juvs) at Tehidy (Thanks A.Neil)

MarazionWheatear  at Marazion Marsh RSPB (Thanks P.Stevens)

Cape Cornwall – large movement of Shearwaters offshore (Thanks R B Girling)

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