Wednesday 1st October 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Rumps Point -  *LITTLE SHEARWATER*  flew past Rumps Point. (Thanks C.Selway)

Camelford PECTORAL SANDPIPER still at Davidstow Airfield on pool by control tower. (Thanks H.Cook)

Hayle Estuary Ruff (3), Curlew Sandpiper (3) and Pink-footed Goose still from causeway bridge early afternoon (Thanks W.Fullman, H.Cook et al))

St IvesSabines Gull (ad and Juv), Long Tailed Skua, Grey Phalarope (19), Balearic Shearwater (20+) and Pomarine Skua (2) past St Ives Island (Thanks S.Cole)

Pendeen (07.30 – 16.30) – Sabine’s Gull (ad + juv), Long-tailed Skua (2 juv), Pomarine Skua (2 ad), Leach’s Petrel (2), Grey Phal (25+), Eider (fem), Balearic Shearwater (50+), Sooty Shearwater (30+), Arctic Tern (2 juv), Bonxie (50+), Arctic Skua (30+) and Shoveler. (Thanks S.Votier and S.Bearhop)

Trevose HeadSabines Gull (2) past during 3hr seawatch this morning.

Cot ValleyFirecrest in valley this morning.

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