Sunday 18th August 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Pendeen**RED-BILLED TROPICBIRD** flew SW past Pendeen Watch at 0845hrs Photo here. Also Sabine’s Gull, Large Shearwater sp. (2), Balearic Shearwater (6), Whimbrel (c250) and Great Skua (5)

St JustBalearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (3) and Great Skua (4) past Cape Cornwall between 0730-0930hrs

PolzeathWhimbrel (50+) over Pentire this morning. (Thanks D.Julian)

WadebridgeGreen Sandpiper (4) at Clapper Marshes this morning (Thanks D.Julian). Curlew Sandpiper on Dinham Flats. Garganey (3) at Walmsley Sanctuary

Praa SandsChough (2) at Rinsey Head (Thanks S.Partridge)

St Ives - Whimbrel (16+) flew over St Ives this evening (Thanks A.Whitehouse). Balearic Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater and Great Skua (6) past

Carbis BayWhimbrel (20+) flew over Carbis Bay

Hayle - Common Sandpiper (2) on Ryan’s Field. Bar-tailed Godwit on
Hayle estuary this morning. (Thanks P.Jeggo)

SennenYellow-legged Gull (juv) in cove

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