Sunday 8th September 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion*SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER* (juv) on beach off car park at west end at 0940hrs but no further sign by 1220hrs, then on beach at Longrock car park off Sewage outfall briefly this evening then flew east

Davidstow*BAIRD’S SANDPIPER* (juv) at Davidstow Airfield this morning tho mobile and elusive, for 2nd day but no further sign this evening. Also *WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER* still this afternoon tho mobile. no sign of Buff-breasted Sandpiper

The Lizard CITRINE WAGTAIL (1w) still at Windmill Farm NR in cattle field. Beware of the Cows

StithiansPECTORAL SANDPIPER (juv) still at Stithians reservoir at north end of reservoir. Also Black-tailed Godwit (Thanks J.Selby)

PorthgwarraWRYNECK still along fence just east of Halfway Wall this afternoon then flushed. Sabine’s Gull (juv) and Balearic Shearwater (43) flew past Gwennap Head this morning

PendeenWRYNECK feeding in garden at Great Bosullow (Thanks G.Quinn)

Penzance – Purple Sandpiper on rocks by Jubilee Pool

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (10) and Sooty Shearwater flew past Pendeen Watch between 0700-1000hrs

DevoranOsprey flew over Devoran Quay towards Pandora Inn at 0830hrs. Also Common Sandpiper (4) and Ringed Plover (3) (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Looe - Eider (drk) at Hannafore Point this morning (Thanks PJ and J.Smale)

Sancreed – Grey Heron flew west over. Also Stonechat (2) and Whitethroat (4) (Thanks D.Flumm)

Drift reservoir – Great Crested Grebe (3), Little Egret, Teal (5), Tufted Duck (2), Greenshank and Green Sandpiper (3). Small Tortoiseshell (44) between dam and hide along west shore. (Thanks D.Flumm)

SennenMed Gull (10) in Sennen Cove this evening. Also Grey Heron (2) flew south, Perergine and Kestrel (Thanks D.Flumm)

5 thoughts on “Sunday 8th September 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

  1. Paul

    The large Bull got pretty upset the other day, bellowed & snorted at us, glad there was a hedge between him & us, smaller bull was fine as were all the cows! Just depends on their mood on the day.

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