Sunday 23rd September 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Saltash - *LESSER YELLOWLEGS* (juv) still at Kingsmill Lake. Spotted Redshank, Greenshank (24), Dunlin (51) and Black-tailed Godwit (22) at Kingsmill Lake on rising tide this morning (Thanks S.Cox)

PorthgwarraDOTTEREL between Arden Sawah farm and Higher Bosistow this afternoon. WRYNECK still at Porthgwarra by Halfway wall tho mobile and elusive. Curlew Sandpiper near Faraway Cottage

LooeLeach’s Petrel, Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater, Great Skua (2), Arctic Skua, Common Scoter (17), Pintail (fem) and Little Gull (2 1w) flew past Hannafore Point. Med Gull (3) and Wheatear on beach

Downderry Arctic Skua (2 dark phase), Guillemot (6) and Wigeon (m+f) past Downderry between 1300-1530hrs (Thanks P.Kemp)

FalmouthMed Gull (4), Sanderling (23), Dunlin (8), Ringed Plover (6) and Common Tern at  Gyllyngvase Beach. Med Gull at Castle Beach. possible Purple Sandpiper (15), Med Gull and Sandwich Tern (3) past Pendennis Point. Grey Plover still at Gorrangorras (Thanks D.Chaney and J.St Ledger)

NewquayLittle Stint at Gannel Estuary at midday. Also Ringed Plover (26) and Dunlin (14) (Thanks S.Rowe)

St JustHobby over Kenidjack

HayleCurlew Sandpiper (6) and Little Stint at Hayle Estuary RSPB at Copperhouse Creek. Little Stint on Ryans Field, no sign this evening

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