Sunday 11th September 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Polgigga*BLACK KITE* flew over Polgigga towards Nanjizal at 0957hrs then at 1048hrs viewable from 200 yards along road to Porthgwarra, viewed from coastal path near Bosistow Farm at 1220hrs

Hayle*BAIRD’S SANDPIPER* (juv) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway tho mobile but no sign of Buff Breasted Sandpiper nor Pectoral Sandpiper

DavidstowBUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER at Davidstow airfield on south runway 50 yards from microlight building this afternoon, showing well

DriftPECTORAL SANDPIPER (3 juv) still at Drift reservoir

Nanquidno – WRYNECK still in bushes opposite old gate with ‘no parking’ sign at 0830hrs

PorthgwarraWRYNECK still near pool by Halfway Wall. Cory’s Shearwater (3), Great Shearwater (3), Balearic Shearwater (47), Sooty Shearwater (32), Storm Petrel (50), Arctic Skua (2), Med Gull and Great Skua (9) past Gwennap Head by Midday

PendeenGreat Shearwater (3), Large Shearwater sp. , Leach’s Petrel, Grey Phalarope (7), Sooty Shearwater (16), Balearic Shearwater, Arctic Skua (4), Great Skua (15), Arctic Tern (4), Common Tern (3), Sandwich Tern (21) and Storm Petrel (2) past Pendeen Watch this morning

PenzanceArctic Tern (ad) still at Boscathnoe Reservoir

Truro Curlew Sandpiper and Little Stint at Devoran Quay this morning (Thanks K.Dalziel)

RameSooty Shearwater (9), Balearic Shearwater (21), Great Skua and Manx Shearwater (300) past Rame between 0900-1045hrs (Thanks P.Kemp)

Bodmin MoorCurlew Sandpiper (2), Little Stint, Yellow Wagtail (2) and Whinchat at Siblyback this morning (Thanks A.Dawson)

Stithians Common Tern, Wood Sandpiper, Redshank, Ringed Plover (20), Dunlin (20), Wheatear (5) and Ruff (2) at Stithians reservoir (Thanks S.Taylor)

PolzeathGreat Skua (6) past Rumps Point (Thanks C.Selway)

PenzanceGrey Phalarope off Town Beach this afternoon

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