Wednesday 13th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Pectoral Sandpiper, Hayle (P.Freestone)

HaylePectoral Sandpiper at Hayle Estuary RSPB on Ryan’s field at 0745hrs

PendeenWilson’s Petrel flew past Pendeen Watch at 1115hrs. Gull-billed Tern flew past Pendeen Watch at 1400hrs. Also Red-necked PhalaropeGreat ShearwaterSabine’s Gull (11), Leach’s Petrel (8), Long-tailed Skua, Balearic Shearwater (9), Great Northern Diver and Storm Petrel (31) flew past Pendeen Watch

Trevose Head – Wilson’s Petrel flew past Trevose Head at 1850hrs. Also Sabine’s Gull, Leach’s Petrel (3), Pom Skua, Balearic Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater (3) and Storm Petrel (49)

NewquayLeach’s Petrel (7), Grey Phalarope (5), Arctic Tern (2) and Storm Petrel (2) flew west past Towan Head. Leach’s Petrel and Balearic Shearwater flew past Pentire Point between 1730-1900hrs

MarazionSabine’s Gull offshore from station cafe car park at 0830hrs

TruroOsprey at Truro River/Tresillian River confluence

Downderry – Balearic Shearwater flew west past Downderry this morning

No sign of Lesser Yellowlegs at Devoran at Tallack’s Creek by mid morning but Garganey, Spotted Redshank, Wheatear and Osprey (2) still (Thanks A.Nicholson and J.Rowe)

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