Thursday 9th September 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Pendeen probable **LITTLE SHEARWATER** flew west past Pendeen watch at 1240hrs. Also Balearic Shearwater (29)

Boscastle GLOSSY IBIS (4) flew over Trevalga at 1445hrs

Nanquidno ORTOLAN BUNTING still in ploughed field by track between Gurlan farm and Tregiffian farm tho’ mobile.

Porthgwarra WRYNECK by coastguard cottage briefly at 1615hrs. Balearic Shearwater (52), Sooty Shearwater (5), Manx Shearwater (3), Great Skua (2), Med Gull and Arctic Skua past Gwennap Head

Tintagel WRYNECK on eastern slope below Camelot Castle Hotel in gorse inland of derelict house this afternoon

Kenidjack WRYNECK still at bottom of valley by last houses this morning, tho’ elusive

Lands End WRYNECK still on cycle track by Trinity pool

Botallack LAPLAND BUNTING (2) at Botallack

Crowdy GOSHAWK at Crowdy reservoir at 1545hrs

Sennen Balearic Shearwater (7) flew south past Sennen Cove this morning. Yellow-legged Gull (1w) on The Cowloe. Wood Sandpiper at Trevorian Pool this evening

Hayle Curlew Sandpiper in Carnsew Basin late afternoon

Stithians reservoirCurlew Sandpiper (2), Dunlin (5), Bar-tailed Godwit (5), Ringed Plover (15+) and Greenshank heard from Watersports Centre. no sign of Black Tern. Sparrowhawk (2) and Peregrine from Stuart Hutchings hide (Thanks Stithians Birdwatching)

Wadebridge Yellow Wagtails (12+), Alba Wagtails (70+), Spotted Redshank (3), Little Stint (juv), Wood Sandpiper, Whimbrel, Greenshank (2) and Common Sandpiper at Treraven Meadow this afternoon (Thanks C.Selway). Osprey flew over Sladesbridge this morning (D.Julian)

Carrick RoadsArctic Tern (7) in Carrick Roads most of today (Thanks K.Glasier)

Falmouth Common Swift, Wheatear and Sandwich Tern (3) at Pendennis Point today (Thanks D.Chaney)

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