Tuesday 13th September 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

FalmouthWhiskered Tern at Argal Reservoir this evening (Thanks B.Porter)

DavidstowAmerican Golden Plover at Davidstow Airfield at 1350hrs at far end of main runway. Also Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Curlew Sandpiper (4) and Ruff (6) near windsock (Thanks P.Mallett)

LooeBuff-breasted Sandpiper (2) at Hannafore Point at 1430hrs. Also Pectoral Sandpiper

Porthgwarra – Wryneck at south end of 60 Foot Cover. Lapland Bunting by path from wall to 60 Foot Cover

The LizardCory’s Shearwater and Balearic Shearwater (7) flew west past Lizard Point. Turtle Dove in village

Pendeen – Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (51), Sooty Shearwater (6) and Black-throated Diver past Pendeen Watch by 12:45

Pendeen – Grey Phalarope at Portheras Cove at 1030hrs then drifted west

Newquay – Little Stint at Gannel Estuary

Rock Black-necked Grebe still off Porthilly beach. Also Wheatear (2). (Thanks S.Grose)

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