Sunday 26th July 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Pendeen**Pterodroma sp.** (closely resembling light morph Kermadec Petrel) lingering with Manx Shearwater mid afternoon, no further sign by 1800hrs

Scillonian CrossingCory’s Shearwater (2) and Great Shearwater from Scillonian III this morning

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater (3) and Arctic Tern (5) at Gwennap Head flew past 07.30-15.00hrs

PorthlevenCory’s Shearwater and Pom Skua (3) past Porthleven

The LizardSabine’s Gull (2), Pomarine Skua (4), Balearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater (2) past Lizard Point

Newlyn – Pomarine Skua (pale ad) off Penlee Point at 1600hrs. Pomarine Skua (3+), Arctic Skua (2+), Manx Shearwater (100s) and Risso’s Dolpin (4+) off LowLee buoy at 2030hrs (cbwps)

Downderry – Great Skua, Common Scoter (c15), Manx Shearwater (100s), and Common Tern (5) flew past between 1200-1300hrs. Whimbrel (3), Sanderling and Sandwich Tern (2) flew past earlier in day (Thanks A.Payne)

Hayle – Ring-billed Gull (1s) still at Hayle Estuary north of B3301 bridge

Saltash – Little Tern (ad) at Kingsmill Lake (cbwps)

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