Tuesday 25th August 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra – possible Yelkouan Shearwater flew past at 1935hrs. Also Possible Barolo Little Shearwater Rose-coloured Starling (juv) at Roskestal Farm at 1015hrs. Cory’s Shearwater (130), Great Shearwater (32), Balearic Shearwater (50) and Sooty Shearwater (14) past Porthgwarra between 08:30 & 20:10

The Lizard – Cory’s Shearwater (21), Great Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (27) and Sooty Shearwater past Lizard Point between 18:00-19:50hrs. Cory’s Shearwater west past Bass Point mid morning.

PenzanceVelvet Scoter (2) off yacht club

Scillonian Crossing – Cory’s Shearwater (2), Great Shearwater and Storm Petrel (3) from Scillonian III this morning

Marazion –  Garganey (drk) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB

HayleRing-billed Gull (1s) still at Hayle Estuary north of B3301 causeway. Also Little Stint (2 juv) and Spotted Redshank

Porthleven – Black Tern (8) at Porthleven early morning

Saltash – Black Tern at Kingsmill Lake at 18:00 then flew to estuary. Also Spotted Redshank

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