Tuesday 6th September 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Pendeen **MADEIRAN PETREL** at Pendeen watch at 1430hrs then again between 1550-1555hrs then flew west. Great Shearwater (16), Balearic Shearwater (18), Sooty Shearwater (376), Storm Petrel (36), Arctic Skua (5+) and Great Skua (28) past Pendeen watch

DriftPECTORAL SANDPIPER (2) at Drift reservoir from hide. Also Spotted Redshank, Greenshank (2), Common Sandpiper, Dunlin (2), Ringed Plover (4), Green Sandpiper (2), Arctic Tern (9), Common Tern and Peregrine. Also large roving tit flock that included over forty Chiffchaff in bushes opposite hide. (CB Reports)

NanquidnoWRYNECK still at seaward end of valley in bushes opposite gate with no parking sign

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater (4), Great Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (12), Sooty Shearwater (16) and Storm Petrel (232) past Gwennap Head

PolzeathManx Shearwater (50+), Arctic Skua and Common Scoter (5) past Rumps Point this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

HayleCurlew Sandpiper still on estuary this afternoon. Also possible Saker

Davidstow – Little Stint (4) and Curlew Sandpiper (2) at Davidstow Airfield

RamePom Skua (2) and Balearic Shearwater (23) past Rame head between 1530-1800hrs

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