Sunday 13th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraLittle Shearwater flew west outside runnel stone at 0910hrs. Wilson’s Petrel (2) flew past, one at 1000hrs and one at 1150hrs. Also Great Shearwater (5), Balearic Shearwater (9), Sooty Shearwater (18), Storm Petrel (51), Arctic Skua (2) and Great Skua (3). Fin Whale, Minke Whale and many Tuna jumping offshore

Scillonian CrossingWilson’s Petrel from Scillonian III. Also Great Shearwater (9), Cory’s Shearwater (8), Balearic Shearwater (14), Balearic Shearwater (7) and Grey Phalarope (7)

WadebridgeCattle Egret (4. 2 ad + 2 Juv) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Glossy Ibis (8) and Green Sandpiper (10)

NewquayCattle Egret on Gannel Estuary

PolzeathGlossy Ibis (6) flew over beach and up Camel Estuary

Penberth Storm Petrel (5) offshore

Chapel PointPom Skua, Yellow-legged Gull (2 juv) and Storm Petrel (48) offshore this evening. Also Minke Whale

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