Thursday 6th September 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Saltash – *LESSER YELLOWLEGS* (juv) at Kingsmill Lake on saltmarsh at 0745hrs tho distant, still at 1207hrs then flew up creek. Also Spotted Redshank, Greenshank (21), Knot (2), Ringed Plover (2), Bar-tailed Godit, Dunlin (10), Sparrowhawk and Green Sandpiper (Thanks M.Beer and M.Bailey). From A38 take North Road then Old Ferry Road to China Fleet Country Club, park then follow nature trail to 2nd hide. SX.427.608

Marazion – SPOTTED CRAKE still at Marazion Marsh RSPB on east side viewable from standing stone. GN Diver offshore

HaylePECTORAL SANDPIPER (2) together at east end of Copperhouse Creek at 0915 hrs. Curlew Sandpiper on Hayle Estuary from Lelant Saltings platform at 0745hrs. Also Knot (2), Dunlin (5), Bar-tailed Godwit (3), Redshank (38), Oystercatcher (22), Common Sandpiper (2), Little Egret (10), Wigeon (35+) and Teal (20+). Curlew (66), Whimbrel, Little Egret (2) and Black-headed Gull (70) on Ryan’s Field.

PorthgwarraWRYNECK  between Porthgwarra and Polgigga at Arden Sawah at 1230hrs

DavidstowGrey-headed Wagtail (fem) at Davidstow Airfield this afternoon

FalmouthMed Gull at Gylly Beach (Thanks A.Horn-Norris)

LelantMed Gull (1w) flew over Porthkidney Sand Dunes out into bay this evening (Thanks K.Bell)

St Ives - Red-breasted Goose reported near Porthminster Hotel this morning (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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