Tuesday 20th September 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

StithiansLONG-BILLED DOWITCHER (juv) still at Stithians reservoir at southern end from Carnmenellis Causeway. Also Wood Sandpiper

Drift*LESSER YELLOWLEGS* (juv) still at Drift reservoir in NE arm at 1730hrs

DavidstowBUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER (juv) still on Davidstow airfield at 1415hrs on south side of road. Also PECTORAL SANDPIPER. no sign of Temminck’s Stint or White Rumped Sandpiper

Polgigga Grey Headed Wagtail (male) and Blue Headed Wagtail (male) on cricket pitch this afternoon

PorthgwarraStorm Petrel (263) past Gwennap Head . Also Sabine’s Gull, Leach’s Petrel, Balearic Shearwater (48), Grey Phalarope (5), Sooty Shearwater (13), Manx Shearwater (15)

The LizardGrey Phalarope (6), Storm Petrel (58), Leach’s Petrel (1), Sooty Shearwater (9), probable Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (22), Manx Shearwater (1) and ‘commic’ Tern (3) past Bass Point (0815 – 1030hrs) (Thanks I.Maclean)

FalmouthBlack Tern, Green Sandpiper and Common Sandpiper at Argal reservoir this morning (Thanks D.Chaney and D.Jenkins)

Scillonian Crossing - Storm Petrel (16), Great Skua (2), Manx Shearwater, Common Dolphin (10+) and Basking Shark from Scillonian III this morning (Thanks D.Chaney)

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