Wednesday 31st August 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Porthleven – unconfirmed report of possible **SWINHOE’S PETREL** at Porthleven at 1600hrs

Hayle *BAIRD’S SANDPIPER* (juv) still at 1030hrs on Hayle estuary RSPB behind Carnsew Basin tho mobile, still at 1733hrs by telegraph poles opposite car wash. Also Curlew Sandpiper (2), Little Stint (4) and Med Gull (2). Sandwich Tern (12) roosted on Ryans Field at 1945hrs (CB Reports, D.King et al)

Falmouth*GREAT WHITE EGRET* at Restronguet creek viewed from by The Pandora Inn this afternoon

St Just – possible CITRINE WAGTAIL heard only reported at Carn Gloose at c1300hrs (cbwps)

PorthgwarraGreat Shearwater flew west past at 0755hrs. Balearic Shearwater (6) and Med Gull (2 juv) past Gwennap head by 0900hrs

Drift Osprey flew west over Drift reservoir at 0600hrs. Also Spotted Redshank (juv)

TorpointWhimbrel (4), Curlew, Oystercatcher (50), Redshank (126), Greenshank, Little Egret (9) and Med Gull at Millbrook lake between 1230-1700hrs (Thanks T.Forster)

PolzeathWhinchat and Med Gull (2) at Rumps Point (Wednesday Bird Group)

Stithians Wood Sandpiper still at Stithians reservoir

The LizardWhinchat (4) at Goonhilly (Thanks I.Maclean)

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