Thursday 30th August 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion – BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER on Marazion beach below station House at 1920hrs. SPOTTED CRAKE still at Marazion Marsh on east side viewable from standing stone at 1300hrs

HaylePECTORAL SANDPIPER (3) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB from causeway at 1414hrs, showing well, from Lelant Saltings at 1700hrs

PorthgwarraWRYNECK still at Roskestal Farm (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Pendeen - Great Shearwater (2), Sabines Gull (2), Pom Skua, Balearic Shearwater (14), Sooty Shearwater (75), Leach’s Petrel, Arctic Tern (10), Arctic Skua (25) and Great Skua (40) past Pendeen Watch (per R.Wilkins)

St Ives IslandSabines Gull (ad), Pom Skua (imm), Balearic Shearwater (10), Sooty Shearwater (7),  Common Tern (4), Grey Phalarope, Arctic Skua (12) Great Skua (13), Sandwich Tern (22), Common Scoter (8), Kittiwake (2 imm), Gannet (1100 per hour), Manx Shearwater (7500 per hour for first 2 hours) and Ocean Sunfish (15) between 0700-1100hrs (Thanks R.Kirkwood and S.Rogers)

Grey Phalarope, St Ives Island, 300812 (S.Rogers)

Polzeath Pom Skua past Rumps Point. Also Sooty Shearwater and Balearic Shearwater (2)

Sennen CoveMed Gull (3 ad) this morning (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

ZennorHen Harrier (male) at Boswednack (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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