Thursday 19th August 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Porthgwarra Great Shearwater (4) past Gwennap Head by 1500hrs. Also Balearic Shearwater (39) , Sooty Shearwater (8) , Manx Shearwater (406), Great Skua (9), Storm Petrel (9), Med Gull (5), Arctic Tern (4) and Puffin (2) past Porthgwarra between 0640-1415hrs

HayleWhimbrel and Kingfisher from Ryans Field this morning. Black-tailed Godwit (1), Bar-tailed Godwit (2), Med Gull (2), Dunlin (6), Ringed Plover (8), Little Egret (4) and Greenshank (5) on main estuary.

Marazion – Birds trapped and ringed at Marazion Marsh RSPB this morning were; Reed Warbler (5),  Sedge Warbler (10), Cetti’s Warbler,  Blue Tit (2) and a Reed Bunting. (Thanks D.Flumm)

Stithians - Little Ringed Plover (juv), Wood Sandpiper (2), Greenshank (2) and Common Sandpiper at Golden Lion cutoff. Greenshank and Dunlin (5) at southern end. (Thanks S.Williams)

Lizard PointBalearic Shearwater (2), Manx Shearwater (19) in 40mins this morning (Thanks D.Chaney)

Bass PointBalearic Shearwater (2), Manx Shearwater (30+) and Great Skua (Thanks D.Chaney) 

Davidstow Dunlin and Wheatear (5) at Davidstow Airfield (Thanks C.Selway)

Botallack Basking Shark (6+) off Botallack at 1130hrs

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