Sunday 1st September 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PolzeathRED-BACKED SHRIKE (juv) and WRYNECK at Pentire in Stinky Valley. Also Whinchat (Thanks D.Julian)

PendeenGreat Shearwater (3), Balearic Shearwater (15), Sooty Shearwater (72), Great Skua (5), Arctic Skua (2), Med Gull (1w) and Yellow-legged Gull (juv) past Pendeen watch between 0700-1500hrs

At SeaBalearic Shearwater (20), Sooty Shearwater (4), Black Tern (juv), Yellow-legged Gull (2 juv), Minke Whale and Ocean Sunfish (6) from pelagic between 0700-1300hrs

Bodmin MoorHobby at Roughtor this evening (Thanks L.Sampson) Common Sandpiper, Ringed Plover (4), Dunlin (4), Kingfisher (2), Greenshank,Curlew and teal (3) at Siblyback Lake this morning (Thanks M.Hughes)

FalmouthOsprey drifted south over Carrick Roads viewed from Mylor at 1430hrs. (Thanks M.Silk). Peregrine (2) over Gyllyngvase area (Thanks R.Matias)

AntonyOsprey flew over Wacker Quay

HayleGreenshank, Dunlin (13) and Ringed Plover (5) at Carnsew Basin, no sign of Osprey. Black-tailed Godwit (2) and Bar-tailed Godwit, Common Sandiper, Ruff, Greenshanks, Ringed Plover (3), Dunlin, Curlew (72+) and Med Gull (ad) from Lelant Saltings. No sign of any Little Stints at Copperhouse Creek. (Thanks B.Dallas)

Stithians – Snipe (5) at Stithians Reservoir early evening (Thanks B.Dallas)

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