Thursday 21st July 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion – Hudsonian Whimbrel (1s) still at west end of Boat Cove. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west

Ruan LanihorneDalmatian Pelican on Fal Estuary opposite nature reserve at 1700hrs

Lamorna –  Cory’s Shearwater (38) and Sooty Shearwater flew past Tater-du Lighthouse between 17:55 & 20:10. Cory’s Shearwater (2) at sea 1ml south of Tater-du Lighthouse from Mermaid II this morning

Porthgwarra – Great Shearwater (10), Cory’s Shearwater (36), Large Shearwater sp. (5), Sooty Shearwater (8) and Balearic Shearwater past Gwennap Head by 17:45

St Johns Lake – Long-tailed Duck at St.John’s Lake at 14:40 off pier viewed from Chapeldown Road

Off Rame Head – Balearic shearwater, Manx Shearwater (500+) and Common Scoter (2) seen from kayak 2 miles south of Rame Head. Also Minke Whale 5 miles south of Rame Head seen from kayak (Thanks R.Kirkwood)

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