Tag Archives: Baird’s Sandpiper in Cornwall

Monday 11th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Baird’s Sandpiper (P.Freestone)

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper at Marazion Beach still by Red River Mouth tho mobile

PendeenGreat Shearwater (2), Leach’s Petrel (4), Grey Phalarope (20), Storm Petrel (15), Sooty Shearwater (32), Balearic Shearwater (3) and Sabine’s Gull (10) flew past Pendeen Watch between 0700-1425hrs. Storm Petrel (8), Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (20), Sandwich Tern (3), Commic Tern (22), Arctic Skua (4 ad), Great Skua (14) and Fulmar (73) flew past Pendeen between 0700-1000hrs. Also Ocean Sunfish (5) (Thanks D.Flumm)

BotallackSabine’s Gull (6) flew past between 0900-midday. Also Sooty Shearwater (5)

GodrevySabine’s Gull (6), Pom Skua and Grey Phalarope (2) flew past Navax Point between 0730-0845hrs

Cape Cornwall – Sabine’s Gull (4), Balearic Shearwater and Storm Petrel flew past between 0745-1245hrs

MorvahSabine’s Gull (3) flew past between 1400-1700hrs

The LizardSabine’s Gull (2 juv) flew past Lizard Point this morning

RameSabine’s Gull flew past Penlee Point

DevoranOsprey (2) still

DavidstowRuff (4) at Davidstow Airfield. Also Bar-tailed Godwit and Golden Plover (2) (Thanks James)

 

Sunday 10th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper (juv) still on beach west of Red River mouth this evening tho mobile

WadebridgeCattle Egret (8) still at Walmsley Sanctuary

Devoran – Osprey (2) still hunting and feeding at Devoran at 0700hrs. Also Spoonbill (Thanks M.Dunford)

NewquayLong-tailed Skua, Leach’s Petrel, Balearic Shearwater and Arctic Tern (12) flew past Fistral Beach

Pentire Point Leach’s Petrel (2), Balearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater (5) flew past between 1645-1915hrs

LamornaGreat Shearwater (8), Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (7), Sooty Shearwater (37) and Black Tern flew past Tater-du lighthouse between 0700-1400hrs

PendeenGreat Shearwater (7), Leach’s Petrel (5), Sabine’s Gull, Long -tailed Skua (3), Balearic Shearwater (12), Sooty Shearwater (43) and Storm Petrel (8) flew past pendent Watch between 0700-1900hrs

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater (5), Balearic Shearwater (3), Black TernGrey Phalarope (2), Sooty Shearwater (36) and Storm Petrel (4) flew past by 1345hrs

Scillonian CrossingGreat Shearwater and Sooty Shearwater from Scillonian III

Davidstow AirfieldGolden Plover and Ruff (Thanks M.Hughes)

Saturday 9th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper on Marazion beach by Station House but no sign early afternoon and by 1810hrs. Also Curlew Sandpiper

Wadebridge – possible Baird’s Sandpiper at Dinham flats tho distant and mobile. Also Curlew Sandpiper. Osprey flew over towards Amble Marshes (Thanks D.Julian)

Men-an-TolWryneck on wall opposite holly by standing stone

PendeenLeach’s Petrel (11) flew past Pendeen Watch by 1800hrs. Sabine’s Gull (7), Grey Phalarope (10), Balearic Shearwater (20), Black Tern, Arctic Tern (2) and Sooty Shearwater (68) flew past Pendeen Watch by 1535hrs

St Ives Leach’s Petrel (5) flew past St Ives Island by midday. Also Grey Phalarope, Pom Skua, Black Tern and Great Skua (4)

PadstowSabine’s Gull (juv) off Padstow then flew towards estuary mouth early afternoon

DevoranOsprey (2) at Devoran on dead tree on far bank at 1045hrs. Garganey and Spotted Redshank at Devoran this morning (Thanks J.Chapman, W.Chegwidden & S.Votier)

SaltashOsprey (2) again at Kingsmill Lake along River Tamar this afternoon

Friday 8th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper (juv) still on beach just west of Jordan’s cafe at 1255hrs

WadebridgeCattle Egret (6) still at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

Cattle Egret (C.Selway)

Devoran Cattle Egret in field at 1700hrs. Osprey still at Devoran Quay

LamornaGreat Shearwater (6), Balearic Shearwater (23), Sooty Shearwater (8), Grey Phalarope and Storm Petrel (4) flew past Tater-du Lighthouse  between 0705-1030hrs

The LizardGreat Shearwater, Long-tailed Skua and Balearic Shearwater (7) flew past Lizard Point between 0945-1145hrs. Firecrest at Church Cove

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater (2), Great Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (17), Sooty Shearwater (14) and Storm Petrel (3) flew past Gwennap Head

PendeenLong-tailed Skua, Balearic Shearwater (8), Sooty Shearwater (3) and Grey Phalarope flew past Pendeen watch between 1430-1745hrs

SaltashOsprey flew over near Kingsmill Lake this afternoon

NewquayPale-bellied Brent Goose (3) on Gannel Estuary still

Thursday 7th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper (juv) reported on beach still at 1030hrs

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater (55+), Grey Phalarope, Balearic Shearwater (59) and Sooty Shearwater (14) flew past Gwennap Head at midday. Balearic Shearwater (5) flew past Porthgwarra this morning

DevoranOsprey (2) still this evening

NewquayPale-bellied Brent Goose (8) at Gannel Estuary at 0900hrs

LamornaBalearic Shearwater (10) and Sooty Shearwater flew past Tater-du Lighthouse between 0715-0930hrs

Wednesday 6th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper still on Marazion Beach this afternoon

WadebridgeCattle Egret (8) at Walmsley Sanctuary still

The LizardCattle Egret at Lizard Point with cattle by NT car park at 1425hrs

St JustWryneck still at Kenidjack valley just beyond donkey paddock in scrub just beyond and opposite last house at 1515hrs

PendeenLeach’s Petrel, Cory’s Shearwater and Great Shearwater (3) flew past Pendeen Watch between 0730-1100hrs. Cory’s Shearwater, Great Shearwater (2), Balearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater (4) near Pendeen flew past Levant at 0830hrs. Cory’s Shearwater (3) and Sabine’s Gull (2) flew past Pendeen watch

PenzanceGreat Shearwater (2), Cory’s Shearwater (2), Grey Phalarope, Yellow-legged Gull (2 juv), Sooty Shearwater and Storm Petrel (50+) from pelagic

DownderryBalearic Shearwater (8) flew west past Downderry by 0810hrs

Tuesday 5th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewquayBarolo Shearwater reported flew past Pentire head between 1830-2000hrs. Also Great Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (5) and Sooty Shearwater (5)

MarazionBaird’s Sandpiper still on Marazion Beach this morning tho mobile

St JustWryneck still at Kenidjack valley in donkey paddock at 1130hrs, still at 1505hrs along river below donkey paddock

PendeenLeach’s Petrel, Balearic Shearwater (15), Sooty Shearwater (20) and Black Tern flew past Pendeen watch between 1100-1800hrs

The LizardGreat Sheawater, Balearic Shearwater (26) and Sooty Shearwater (17) flew past Lizard Point between 0645-0910hrs

PorthgwarraGreat or Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (18), Sooty Shearwater (18) and Arctic Tern flew past

Penlee PointGreat or Cory’s Shearwater flew past Penlee Point this morning

MouseholeSabine’s Gull flew past past at 1045hrs

LamornaBalearic Shearwater (38), Sooty Shearwater (31) and Storm Petrel flew past Tater-du lighthouse between 0650-1050hrs

DownderrySooty Shearwater (4) flew past early morning

DevoranOsprey (2) still at Devoran this afternoon opposite Tallack’s Creek, Spotted Redshank, Sandwich Tern (8), Med Gull, Knot and Whimbrel (3) at Tallack’s Creek between 0630-0825hrs. (Thanks J.St Ledger)