Sunday 12th September 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Porthgwarra possible YELKOUAN SHEARWATER (2), Balearic Shearwater (66), Sooty Shearwater, Manx Shearwater (72), RT Diver (3), Brent Goose (11), Great Skua (13), Arctic Skua and Arctic Tern past Gwennap Head. WRYNECK still in valley around Coastguard houses this morning and still present at 1630hrs, showing well. Also Wheatear (6+), Whitethroat, Yellow Wagtail over and Chough (2). No Sign of Melodious Warbler or Lapland Bunting. (Thanks D.Flumm et al)

PolgiggaDotterel (juv) still at Arden-Sawah farm at 1820hrs in ploughed field opposite farm with Ringed Plover, showing well.

Pendeen – Balearic Shearwater (56), Pom Skua, Sooty Shearwater (3), Arctic Skua (11), Great Skua (2), Black Tern (2), Med Gull (ad) and Manx Shearwater (15000) past Pendeen watch between 0645-1150hrs (Thanks D.Flumm, P.St Pierre et al)

The Lizard Lapland Bunting over Housel Bay; Yellow Wagtail (6) and Whinchat at Windmill Farm; Yellow Wagtail (3) at Church Cove (Thanks I.Maclean)

Hayle – Black Tern (juv) on estuary at 11.00hrs. Also Med Gull (juv), Black-tailed Godwit (2), Garganey (2) and Merlin (Thanks G&L Carr).

Bodmin MoorBlack-necked Grebe in NE corner of Siblyback Reservoir today. Also Little Grebe (40+) (Thanks D.Cleal)

Padstow Balearic Shearwater (3), Manx Shearwater (400+), “Comic” Tern (2), Med Gull (3.1w) at Rumps Point this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

St Just Chough (2) at Cape Cornwall today (Thanks S.Robinson)

Davidstow No sign of Buff-breasted Sandpiper at Davidstow Airfield this morning

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