Sunday 4th September 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Polgigga*BLACK KITE* flew over Bosistow Farm at 1115hrs

Drift*BLACK KITE* flew over Drift reservoir at 1615hrs. PECTORAL SANDPIPER (juv) at Drift reservoir in NW arm from hide. Also Curlew Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, Little Stint and Knot (Thanks D.Flumm)

Lands End – possible YELKOUAN SHEARWATER flew south past Lands End at c0955hrs

Hayle*BAIRD’S SANDPIPER* (juv) again on Hayle estuary RSPB on Ryans field from hide til c1115hrs then flew towards estuary. PECTORAL SANDPIPER from carwash this evening. Curlew Sandpiper (10) and Little Stint (2) on estuary

NanquidnoWRYNECK at seaward end of valley in bushes opposite gate with “No Parking” sign. Wood Sandpiper at Tregiffian farm pool. Pied Flycatcher by parking area

The LizardLAPLAND BUNTING at Black Head. Marsh Harrier at Roskilly

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater (173) flew past Gwennap Head by midday. Also Sooty Shearwater (20), Balearic Shearwater (12), Arctic Skua (2), Puffin (2) and Great Skua (4)

PendeenSooty Shearwater (62), Black Tern, Arctic Skua (3) and Great Skua (2) past Pendeen Watch by 0930hrs

MarazionWood Sandpiper flew over Marazion Marsh RSPB at 0650hrs

Coad’s Green Hobby over Landreyne this afternoon (Thanks P.Mallett)

Stithians Green Sandpiper at Stithians Reservoir (Thanks S.Taylor)

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