Sunday 1st August 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Bude PECTORAL SANDPIPER (ad) still at Maer Lake at 2000hrs, tho’ elusive. Also Wood Sandpiper (3) and Ruff

Porthgwarra Balearic Shearwater (30), Sooty Shearwater (6), Storm Petrel (37), Manx Shearwater (1708), Great Skua (3), Med Gull (11) and Puffin (3) flew past Gwennap Head. Also Basking Shark (Seawatch SW)

Davidstow Common Gull (ad) and Dunlin at Davidstow Airfield this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

Padstow Med Gull (70) at Stepper Point this morning on CBWPS field trip (Thanks D.Julian)

Sennen Common Sandpiper in Sennen Cove on Cowloe this morning (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Drift Common Sandpiper (5) at Drift reservoir (Frank per Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Ringed Plover (26), Dunlin (16), Med Gull and Sanderling (12) on Marazion Beach. Common Scoter (7) and Manx Shearwater (20) offshore (Thanks M.Rouncefield and V.Stratton)

Hayle Curlew (60), Whimbrel (6), Common Sandpiper (3), Med Gull (6.juv) and Sandwich Tern (2) on Hayle Estuary RSPB (Thanks M.Rouncefield and V.Stratton)

St.IvesHobby (ad) chasing Swallows at Buthallan Lane. Also Good numbers of Whitethroats and Willow Warblers (Thanks V.Stratton)

Zennor Green Sandpiper at Trewey Pool (Thanks V.Stratton)

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