Wednesday 18th September 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings


Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Davidstow 180913 (D.Mays)

DavidstowBUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER still on Davidstow Airfield on runway west of windsock at 1020hrs tho mobile. Also Curlew Sandpiper (3) (Thanks D.Mays)

St JustWRYNECK at Kenidjack Valley on derelict wall on lower south side path, just before end of headland. Also NIGHTINGALE in nearby scrub (Thanks L.Gwynn)

PendeenCory’s Shearwater (4), Great Shearwater (2), Leach’s Petrel (15), Balearic Shearwater (18), Grey Phalarope (2), Sooty Shearwater (25), Arctic Skua (10), Sabine’s Gull, Pom Skua and Great Skua (24) flew past Pendeen Watch by 1230hrs (Thanks M.Jasper)

St IvesLeach’s Petrel (2), Sooty Shearwater (9), Manx Shearwater (2000+), Storm Petrel (2), Great Skua (7), Sandwich Tern (12), Arctic Tern (2), Med Gull (5), Fulmar (16) and Oystercatcher (60+) past St Ives Island. Buzzard (12), Whitethroat (4) and Wheatear (4) at Buttermilk Hill. Swallow (200+) at Foage Valley, Zennor (Thanks V.Stratton)

St JustLeach’s Petrel flew past Cape Cornwall

DriftBlack-necked Grebe at Drift reservoir

WadebridgeSpotted Redshank opposite Town Quay

HayleLittle Stint on Carnsew Basin

GodrevyPom Skua flew past Godrevy Point at 0749hrs

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