Sunday 2nd September 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Saltash – *LESSER YELLOWLEGS* at Kingsmill Lake at 1220hrs, still present at 1400hrs (Thanks D.Clegg)

Marazion – BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER still on beach west of Station House Inn. SPOTTED CRAKE (2) still at Marazion Mash from standing stone. (Thanks A.Whitehouse)

Hayle Little Gull (ad + 2w), Sandwich Tern (3), Knot and Ruff on Hayle Estuary RSPB this morning (Thanks B.Dallas and S.Rogers). Black-tailed Godwit (11), Bar-tailed Godwit (4), Kingfisher, Common Sandpiper (2) and Knot (2) on Ryans Field this evening. Apparent Melanistic Grey Heron from Lelant Platform this evening.  Camberwell Beauty Butterfly at Hayle Estuary by road on ivy and brambles near tamarisk north of sluice at 1515hrs then flew towards Old Quay House Inn (Thanks M.Coller)

FalmouthMed Gull at Swanpool NR (Thanks A.Horn-Norris)

PendeenGN Diver, Sooty Shearwater (4), Balearic Shearwater (3), Arctic Skua, Puffin past pendeen between 0830-1000hrs. Also Bottle Nosed Dolphin (4) and Basking Shark (cbwps)

PorthgwarraSooty Shearwater (2), Balearic Shearwater (3), Great Skua, Arctic Skua and Basking Shark (2) past Gwennap Head (cbwps)

St Ives – Ocean Sunfish (2) past St Ives Island  (Thanks A.Whitehouse)

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