Wednesday 12th September 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Saltash – *LESSER YELLOWLEGS* still from 2nd hide at Kingsmill Lake this afternoon

Hayle – PECTORAL SANDPIPER (juv) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB at Copperhouse Creek viewable from Black Road. Also Bar-tailed Godwit (4) and Knot (3) (No sign this afternoon)  PECTORAL SANDPIPER on Lelant Saltings late afternoon from causeway. Also Med Gull (7).

Pectoral Sandpiper, Hayle (J&S Rowe)

MarazionSPOTTED CRAKE still from Standing Stone at Marazion Marsh this morning

St IvesPom Skua (4) off Porthmeor Beach

PendeenPom Skua, Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (6), Arctic Skua (12) and Great Skua (8) past Pendeen Watch. Also Bottlenose Dolphin (6) and Basking Shark

PolzeathPom Skua (2), Great Skua and Manx Shearwater (100+) past Rumps Point this afternoon. Also Ocean Sunfish (2) and Common Dolphin (6) (Thanks Edward)

SennenTurtle Dove at Skewjack (Thanks D.Flumm)

Long RockGN Diver offshore at 1915hrs

St MawesMed Gull

PenzanceEider (drk) offshore of Railway Station (Thanks D.Flumm)

FalmouthSandwich Tern (10) off Gyllyngvase Beach at 0930hrs (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Sandwich Terns, Falmouth (J.St Ledger)

no sign of Wryneck at Cape Cornwall but Chough (5)

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