Wednesday 28th July 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Bude – PECTORAL SANDPIPER (ad), Curlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper (2) and Little Ringed Plover (juv) at Maer lake this morning SS.208.075

StithiansRed-necked Grebe (ad) at Stithians Reservoir from Stuart Hutchings Hide at 1000hrs. No sign late afternoon

Pendeen Balearic Shearwater past this morning. Also Sooty Shearwater and Manx Shearwater (150+) (Thanks M.Curtis and T.Jones)

Wadebridge Garganey and Green Sandpiper (3) at Amble Marshes this afternoon (Thanks C.Selway)

Drift Green Sandpiper (2) at Drift reservoir (Sennen Cove Birding)

Newlyn Balearic Shearwater off Sandy Cove this evening

Crowdy Crossbill (2+) in Pines at Crowdy Reservoir, tho’ elusive

PorthgwarraRoseate Tern (2), Balearic Shearwater (37), Manx Shearwater (615), Sooty Shearwater (3), European Storm Petrel (4), Common Scoter (32), Great Skua, Mediterranean Gull (5 juvs), Yellow-legged Gull (2 juvs), Arctic Tern, ‘Commic’ Tern (3), Puffin (6), Chough (2) and Whimbrel (1). Also White-beaked Dolphin (5), Risso’s Dolphin (2), Harbour Porpoise and an Ocean Sunfish. (Seawatch SW)

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