Thursday 18th August 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Drift *BLACK KITE* flew west over reservoir this afternoon. Wood Sandpiper still in NW arm

St Just*BLACK KITE* between Lands End Airfield and Chapel Carn Brea again at 1500hrs

PorthgwarraWOODCHAT SHRIKE (juv) and WRYNECK this afternoon at south end of 60 Foot Cover along hedge, no sign of Woodchat Shrike at 1610hrs

Hayle Little Stint from Causeway this afternoon. Med Gull (ad) on Ryan’s Field this morning. Also Bar-tailed Godwit (3), Common Sandpiper (3) and Dunlin.  Black-tailed Godwit, Bar-tailed Godwit (6) and Knot (6) on main estuary. Med Gull (2) at Copperhouse Creek.

FalmouthSandwich Tern (ad and 1st year), Mediterranean Gull (4 ad and 1  2nd summer) and Sanderling (7) at Gyllyngvase Beach early morning. (Thanks D.Chaney)

St IvesMed Gull (ad) off Smeatons Pier this morning

The LizardWood Sandpiper at Croft Pascoe Pool this afternoon

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