Thursday 18th August 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel still in Boat Cove NT at 1650hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe and take coastal path west to view

Restronguet – Dalmatian Pelican (ad) still at Restronguet Creek off Point Quay at 14:04

The LizardIcterine Warbler in a garden

Scillonian Crossing – Great Shearwater (4), Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater, Manx Shearwater (60) and Storm Petrel (40+) from Scillonian III

Pendeen – Great Shearwater, Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (7), Sooty Shearwater (38), Arctic Skua, Great Skua and Storm Petrel (8) flew past Pendeen Watch between 0630-0930hrs

Porthgwarra – Pied Flycatcher (2) at Porthgwarra

Ruan LanihorneOsprey from Ruan Quay at 17:40

Marazion – Little Stint at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Little Tern (2) on beach (Thanks A.Nicholson)Little Terns Marazion 18 August (A.Nicholson)

Downderry – Balearic Shearwater and Sooty Shearwater (4) flew past Downderry between 18:30-19:30

Nanquidno – Sooty Shearwater SW of Nanquidno flew past Aire Point

Porthcurno – Balearic Shearwater flew south past Porthcurno. Also Common Dolphin (3) and Ocean Sunfish

Scillonian III sailing tomorrow leaves Penzance at 07:45, Saturday sailing cancelled, 2 sailings Sunday if booked.

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