Sunday 13th September 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

BudePectoral Sandpiper (juv) still at Maer Lake.Also Curlew Sandpiper (2). No sign of Grey Phalarope by 1140hrs. Marsh Harrier (fem/imm) at Steeple Point, flew south towards Bude mid morning (Thanks A.Roberts)

Polgigga – Red-backed Shrike SW of duck pond in bulb field hedgerow.

Ruan LanihorneOsprey (2) at Ruan Lanihorne

Camel Estuary – Little Stint, Curlew Sandpiper and Spotted Redshank (3) on Camel Estuary

Hayle – Little Stint (4) on Ryan’s Field

Marazion – Garganey (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Sancreed – Pied Flycatcher in churchyard

Porthgwarra – Redstart and Whinchat (2) at Porthgwarra

The LizardSooty Shearwater (2) west past Lizard Point at 1120hrs. Also Whinchat and Wheatear (20) on the peninsular (Thanks B.Porter)

NewquayCommon Sandpiper on dam wall at Porth reservior. Wheatear in horse field next to permit hut at 1445hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

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