Wednesday 7th September 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Pendeen*WILSON’S STORM PETREL* reported past Pendeen. LEACH’S PETREL (2) flew west past Pendeen Watch early morning. Also Great Shearwater (4), Balearic Shearwater (49), Pom Skua, Red Necked Phalarope, Grey Phalarope, Sooty Shearwater (143), Long Tailed Skua (juv), Storm Petrel (27), Great Skua (71), Black Tern (2), Arctic Tern (18) and Arctic Skua (42) past in 13.5hrs

Hayle*BAIRD’S SANDPIPER* (juv) still this evening on Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway between carwash and tempest factory. Also Curlew Sandpiper. Arctic Tern in Carnsew Basin

DriftPECTORAL SANDPIPER (4 juv) at Drift Reservoir in NW arm from hide. Also Spotted Redshank (juv)

Stithians PECTORAL SANDPIPER off Golden Lion Causeway this evening. Wood Sandpiper, Little Stint, Curlew Sandpiper, Turnstone (2), Knot and Whimbrel at Stithians reservoir from Carnmenellis Causeway

PorthgwarraWRYNECK still SW of coastguard cottages in gully by brick building at 1330hrs. Great Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (6) and Sooty Shearwater (30) past Gwennap Head

PolzeathBalearic Shearwater (11), Sooty Shearwater (6), Great Skua (9), Arctic Skua (7), Arctic Tern (2 ad) and Manx Shearwater (1500+) past Rumps Point this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

SaltashOsprey fishing at Kingsmill Lake at 1130hrs. Also Med Gull, Greenshank (30) and Sandwich Tern (3) (Thanks M.Beer)

FalmouthDunlin (2 juv) and Common Sandpiper (4) at Argal Reservoir this afternoon (Thanks D.Chaney)

no sign of Wryneck in Nanquidno valley

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