Saturday 3rd September 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra – Fea’s/Zino’s Petrel flew past Gwennap Head, Porthgwarra at 18:04. Also Cory’s Shearwater (101), Great Shearwater (18), Balearic Shearwater (24), Sooty Shearwater (20), Storm Petrel (10), Great Skua (5) and Arctic Skua flew past Gwennap Head

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (1s) still in Boat Cove NT at 1705hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view

Helston – Dalmatian Pelican (ad) still at Loe Pool at north end at 14:30hrs. Park at Debigna Chapel and walk along farm track

MarazionBuff-breasted Sandpiper at Marazion beach by red river mouth. Curlew Sandpiper (2) and Little Stint (2) on Marazion beach at Red River Mouth at 0855hrs

Lamorna – Cory’s Shearwater (21), Great Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (10) and Sooty Shearwater (7) from Tater-du-Lighthouse

Stithians – Wood Sandpiper (2) at Stithians Reservoir still

Scillonian CrossingCory’s Shearwater (12) and Storm Petrel from Scillonian III

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