Tuesday 21st October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PendeenBRIDLED TERN flew west past Pendeen Watch at 0945hrs. Leach’s Petrel (3), Sabine’s Gull (3), Long-tailed Skua (3), Grey Phalarope (6), Pomarine Skua (19), Balearic Shearwater (420), Sooty Shearwater (16), Arctic Skua (67), Great Skua (260), Sandwich Tern (2), Arctic Tern (4), Little Gull (1w), Common Scoter (37) and Manx Shearwater (170) past Pendeen Watch (Thanks M.Darlaston)

HayleLESSER YELLOWLEGS at Hayle Estuary RSPB at east end of Copperhouse Creek at 1700hrs. Whooper Swan (6 ad) and Med Gull (53) still on estuary

DavidstowAMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER still at Davidstow Airfield on pool near control tower

DriftRING-NECKED DUCK still in NE corner of drift reservoir

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) by A30 in field opposite KFC at 17:15hrs

St IvesLeach’s Petrel (7), Sabine’s Gull (3), Grey Phalarope (36), Long-tailed Skua (5), Pom Skua (50), Balearic Shearwater (400), Arctic Skua (72), Great Skua (305), Sooty Shearwater (20) and Manx Shearwater (250) flew past St.Ives Island by 17:30hrs

Lands EndYellow-browed Warbler between Land’s End & Sennen Cove by cycle track at Trinity Pool. Ring Ouzel at Lands End

Cape Cornwall Sabine’s Gull (juv), Pomarine Skua, Balearic Shearwater (89), Sooty Shearwater (2), Arctic Skua (49) and Great Skua (79) past Cape Cornwall between 08:40-11:20hrs

Penberth Cove – Yellow-browed Warbler at Penberth Cove by footpath on west side of valley by allotments (Thanks N.Truby)

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