Thursday 1st August 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra – probable *YELKOUAN SHEARWATER* past Gwennap head. Also Great Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (31), Arctic Skua, Little Gull and Sooty Shearwater (2)

St IvesBalearic Shearwater (2), Sooty Shearwater (2), Med Gull (2) and Whimbrel (2) past St Ives Island between 0730-0900hrs (Thanks G.Jones)

FalmouthBalearic Shearwater (7), Med Gull (6+), Sandwich Tern (juv) and Manx Shearwater (162) past Pendennis Point between 1730-1900hrs

SennenCommon Sandpiper (5) on beach in Sennen Cove this morning (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

StithiansCommon Sandpiper (4) and Greylag Goose at Stithians reservoir this morning (Thanks J.St Ledger)

FalmouthCommon Sandpiper (4) at Argal reservoir (Thanks D.Chaney)

Bodmin MoorYellow-legged Gull (2. 1s+3s) and Barnacle Goose at Siblyback reservoir this afternoon (Thanks D.Julian)

HelstonWhooper Swan still at boating lake

Gorran Haven Sooty Shearwater (2), Common Scoter (21), Sandwich Tern (4) and Med Gull flew past between 0845-1015hrs (Thanks D H Payne)

PortscathoCommon Sandpiper (2) in harbour at c0800hrs (Thanks S.Jackson)

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