Thursday 16th September 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

St.IvesBarolo **LITTLE SHEARWATER** from St.Ives island on sea at c. 1220-1230hrs only. Leach’s Petrel (3), Balearic Shearwater (70), Black Tern, Sabine’s Gull, Arctic Skua (10), Great Skua (9), Arctic Tern past St.Ives Island by 1230hrs. Grey Phalarope lingering off coastguards

St.Just RED-BACKED SHRIKE (juv) in Kenidjack valley still at 1730hrs on north side of valley 200yards inland of Kenidjack castle (Thanks J.Swann and S.Williams)

More images here:- Sam and Lisa Wildlife Photography

Pendeen Balearic Shearwater (2), Grey Phalarope (8), Pom Skua (2), Great Skua and Arctic Skua past Pendeen watch between midday and 1530hrs. Grey Phalarope on sea this morning

Sennen Grey Phalarope (2) in Sennen Cove. Also Med Gull (5) and Basking Shark

Bodmin Moor – Black Tern (juv) still at Siblyback reservoir near Dam at 1045hrs. Also Black-necked Grebe

Stithains – Swift (2) reported at Stithians reservoir from Stuarts Hutchings hide (J.Smith)

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