Wednesday 22nd September 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

PorthgwarraYELKOUAN SHEARWATER reported flew past Gwennap Head. Also Balearic Shearwater (27), Pom Skua (2), Sooty Shearwater (17), Great Skua (18) and Arctic Skua (33). LAPLAND BUNTING beyond coastguards, tho mobile

Davidstow BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER (juv) at Davidstow Airfield on Main Runway near control. Also Dotterel (2) and LAPLAND BUNTING (1+)

Stithians – PECTORAL SANDPIPER (juv) at Stithians reservoir at Golden Lion cut off

Lands EndROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) north of A30 on wires just east of Boarded up White house at 1743hrs, tho’ mobile. Also Tree Pipit (2). RED-BACKED SHRIKE (juv) just north of A30/B3315 junction on Treve Common SW.353.252.

Botallack WRYNECK west of Botallack, south of Bridleway near NT sign still this morning, showing well SW.361.328.

Mousehole Balearic Shearwater (3), probable Long-tailed Skua (juv), Great Skua, Med Gull (ad) and Arctic Skua (3+) flew west past Mousehole Harbour between 1530hrs-1630hrs

Scillonian CrossingSooty Shearwater, Great Skua (3) and Arctic Skua from Scillonian III this morning

Hayle Curlew Sandpiper (3) and Med Gull (ad) on Hayle Estuary RSPB on Ryans Field this evening

TruroSpotted Redshank and Greenshank (17) on Tresemple Pool today (Thanks A.Nicholson)

Bude Med Gull (1w) at Maer lake at 1800hrs

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