Wednesday 25th August 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

StithiansBarn Owl over fields and road at Carnmenellis Hill at 0630hrs this morning. (Thanks S.Taylor). Wood Sandpiper at Golden lion cutoff

Wadebridge Garganey (ecl,drk), Greenshank (27) and Green Sandpiper (2) at Walmsley Sanctuary

The Lizard Sooty Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (13), Arctic Tern (2), Common Tern (20), ‘comic’ Tern (15+), Great Skua (5), Arctic Skua (2) Storm Petrel and Common Scoter (5). Also Pied Flycatcher along the track from Church Cove to Bass Point (Thanks I.Maclean)

St.JustBalearic Shearwater (4) and Whimbrel (4) past Cape Cornwall between 1600-1800hrs

Porthgwarra Balearic Shearwater (72), Arctic Skua (23), Great Skua (7), Arctic Tern (2), Whimbrel (31) and Storm Petrel past Gwennap head

Penzance Balearic Shearwater (2) flew west past Tolcarne beach between 1800-1810hrs. Also Arctic Tern lingering offshore(2. ad+juv)

HayleCommon Swift flew south over Carnsew Pool late afternoon. (PJF)

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