Thursday 22nd September 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

StithiansLONG BILLED DOWITCHER still at Stithians reservoir from Carnmenellis causeway at 1315hrs. Also Wood Sandpiper and Curlew Sandpiper (3) (Thanks A.McKechnie)

TruroLESSER YELLOWLEGS still at St Clement from car park at 1545hrs, showing well. Curlew Sandpiper (3) and Greenshank (20) at Tresemple Pool (Thanks A.Nicholson)

PolgiggaBLACK KITE flew over

NanquidnoPECTORAL SANDPIPER on muddy pool in farm yard at Tregiffian Farm this evening

MarazionBUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER in weed at mouth of Red River this evening showing well (Thanks P.St Pierre, D.Flumm and J.Parker)

DavidstowBUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER (juv) still on Davidstow airfield this morning, still this evening near windsock (Thanks P.Aley)

PorthgwarraLAPLAND BUNTING flew east over moor this morning. Also Whinchat and Merlin. Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (16), Pom Skua, Grey Phalarope (5), Sooty Shearwater (25) and Storm Petrel (6)

Scillonian CrossingSabine’s Gull (ad), Storm Petrel (7+), Great Skua (c5), Arctic Skua, Balearic Shearwater, Common Dolphin (c15) and Minke Whale from Scillonian III

DevoranSpoonbill from Point Quay

WadebridgeFirecrest in garden at Egloshayle this morning (Thanks Peter)

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