Sunday 1st October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

SennenAmerican Golden Plover and Dotterel still in ploughed field SE of Escalls Chapel at 1100hrs. Also Dotterel still.

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper (3) still on Davidstow Airfield. Also colour ringed Ringed Plover originally ringed at Giske Ornithological Station Norway 6th Sept 2017 which is 1,464Km away!

Ringed Plover (C.Selway)

HayleCattle Egret (2) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB at Ryans Field at 1145hrs. Also Ruff (3), Knot (2), Black-tailed Godwit (1) Also Spoonbill (2) on estuary.  (Cornwall Bird Tours and R Castillo Nicholls)

MarazionGrey Phalarope still at Marazion Marsh RSPB on Long Rock Pool at 0820hrs (Cornwall Bird Tours)

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (12), Great Skua (9), Arctic Skua, Common Scoter (7) and Kittiwake (139+) off Pendeen Watch (1400-1630hrs) (Cornwall Bird Tours)

Porthgwarra Balearic Shearwater flew past Porthgwarra 1430-1545pm. Also Firecrest in 60. foot cover

NanquidnoFirecrest (2) near Nanjulian Farm this morning. (Cornwall Bird Tours)

WadebridgeFirecrest at Treraven Meadows this evening behind the bird hide. (Thanks D.Julian)

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