Saturday 3rd September 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

The Lizard*BLACK KITE* flew over A3083 mid morning

Polgigga*BLACK KITE* flew towards Bosistow Farm at 1155hrs

Nanquidno *BLACK KITE* flew west over Nanquidno Valley at 1745hrs (CB Reports)

PorthgwarraWRYNECK still north of coastguard lookout tho elusive. GREAT SHEARWATER (2003), Balearic Shearwater (21), Sooty Shearwater (25+), Grey Phalarope (3) Great Skua (15), Arctic Skua and Arctic Tern past Gwennap Head between in 10 hours

St JustWRYNECK in Cot valley along western footpath this morning. Also WRYNECK at Kelynack. Balearic Shearwater flew south past Kenidjack at 1220hrs. Also Med Gull (1w). Pied Flycatcher by donkey paddock (Thanks P.Hobbs)

Bodmin MoorCurlew Sandpiper (4), Whinchat, Yellow Wagtail (2), Pintail, Ringed Plover (12) and Dunlin (20) at Siblyback reservoir this morning (Thanks A.Dawson)

DavidstowYellow Wagtail (2) and White Wagtail (3+) on Davidstow Airfield this morning. Curlew Sandpiper (4) and Little Stint (2) at Crowdy Reservoir this morning (Thanks B.Craven)

Drift Spotted Redshank (juv), Little Stint (juv), Curlew Sandpiper (juv), Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper and Knot (3) at Drift reservoir this afternoon (CB Reports)

SennenMed Gull (4) in Sennen Cove. Hobby over Mayon this evening (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

WadebridgeWood Sandpiper and Ruff on Treraven Meadows this morning

Polzeath - Balearic Shearwater (12), Sooty Shearwater (5), Great Skua (4), Arctic Skua (2), Phalarope sp. , Black Tern, Manx Shearwater (500+) and Whimbrel from Rumps Point between 0730-1230hrs (Thanks C.Selway)

no sign of Baird’s Sandpiper on Hayle estuary RSPB but Med Gull (12), Little Stint (5), Curlew Sandpiper (10), Bar Tailed Godwit (2) and Knot (Thanks A.Nicholson)

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