Saturday 9th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper on Marazion beach by Station House but no sign early afternoon and by 1810hrs. Also Curlew Sandpiper

Wadebridge – possible Baird’s Sandpiper at Dinham flats tho distant and mobile. Also Curlew Sandpiper. Osprey flew over towards Amble Marshes (Thanks D.Julian)

Men-an-TolWryneck on wall opposite holly by standing stone

PendeenLeach’s Petrel (11) flew past Pendeen Watch by 1800hrs. Sabine’s Gull (7), Grey Phalarope (10), Balearic Shearwater (20), Black Tern, Arctic Tern (2) and Sooty Shearwater (68) flew past Pendeen Watch by 1535hrs

St Ives Leach’s Petrel (5) flew past St Ives Island by midday. Also Grey Phalarope, Pom Skua, Black Tern and Great Skua (4)

PadstowSabine’s Gull (juv) off Padstow then flew towards estuary mouth early afternoon

DevoranOsprey (2) at Devoran on dead tree on far bank at 1045hrs. Garganey and Spotted Redshank at Devoran this morning (Thanks J.Chapman, W.Chegwidden & S.Votier)

SaltashOsprey (2) again at Kingsmill Lake along River Tamar this afternoon

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