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Wednesday 13th September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Pectoral Sandpiper, Hayle (P.Freestone)

HaylePectoral Sandpiper at Hayle Estuary RSPB on Ryan’s field at 0745hrs

PendeenWilson’s Petrel flew past Pendeen Watch at 1115hrs. Gull-billed Tern flew past Pendeen Watch at 1400hrs. Also Red-necked PhalaropeGreat ShearwaterSabine’s Gull (11), Leach’s Petrel (8), Long-tailed Skua, Balearic Shearwater (9), Great Northern Diver and Storm Petrel (31) flew past Pendeen Watch

Trevose Head – Wilson’s Petrel flew past Trevose Head at 1850hrs. Also Sabine’s Gull, Leach’s Petrel (3), Pom Skua, Balearic Shearwater (3), Sooty Shearwater (3) and Storm Petrel (49)

NewquayLeach’s Petrel (7), Grey Phalarope (5), Arctic Tern (2) and Storm Petrel (2) flew west past Towan Head. Leach’s Petrel and Balearic Shearwater flew past Pentire Point between 1730-1900hrs

MarazionSabine’s Gull offshore from station cafe car park at 0830hrs

TruroOsprey at Truro River/Tresillian River confluence

Downderry – Balearic Shearwater flew west past Downderry this morning

No sign of Lesser Yellowlegs at Devoran at Tallack’s Creek by mid morning but Garganey, Spotted Redshank, Wheatear and Osprey (2) still (Thanks A.Nicholson and J.Rowe)

Sunday 3rd September 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MouseholeBAROLO SHEARWATER flew past St Clements Isle at 0810hrs. Wilson’s Petrel flew past at 0830hrs. Also Balearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater (11) between 0740-0950hrs

MarazionBAIRD’S SANDPIPER on beach at Red River mouth this evening.

NanjizalMelodious Warbler at Nanjizal Valley by static caravan. Keep to public rights of way

The LizardGreat Shearwater flew past at 0715hrs

RameSabine’s Gull (2 ad + juv) flew west past Rame Head between 1230-1325hrs

LamornaSabine’s Gull (juv) flew past Tater-du lighthouse at 0730hrs. Also Balearic Shearwater (51), Sooty Shearwater (34) and Black Tern

PendeenSooty Shearwater flew past Pendeen Watch early afternoon

PorthgwarraBalearic Shearwater (32) and Sooty Shearwater (31) flew past between 0645-1330hrs

LelantBlack Tern (2) at Porthkidney Sands

Monday 28th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Lands End – possible Melodious Warbler again in flight near bushes by car park. Sabine’s Gull (2. ad+juv) offshore at 1155hrs. Balearic Shearwater (3) flew past between 0715-0900hrs. Sooty Shearwater (60+) flew past this morning. Also Minke Whale (2)

Scillonian CrossingWilson’s Petrel at sea from Scillonian III. Also Storm Petrel (50+), Great Shearwater, Cory’s Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (2), Balearic Shearwater and Arctic Skua (3)

Crackington HavenOsprey (2) flew over St Gennys at 1300hrs

The LizardOsprey (2) flew over Kennack Sands between 1340-1400hrs then flew east and lost to view (Thanks F.Trewin).

St JustOsprey flew NE over at 1115hrs. Tree Pipit (7) between Cot Valley and Nanquidno.

PorthgwarraPied Flycatcher (2) in Porthgwarra/St Levan area

SennenRoseate Tern (ad), Balearic Shearwater (3), Yellow-legged Gull (9 juv) Sooty Shearwater (21) and Arctic Tern (6) offshore. Also Minke Whale (3) and possible Fin Whale

MarazionGarganey (juv) still on Long Rock Pool

Monday 21st August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Penzance – Possible Wilson’s Petrel from pelagic from Penzance. Also Great Shearwater (8), Balearic Shearwater (4), Sooty Shearwater (15) and Storm Petrel (35)

Wadebridge – Glossy Ibis (7) and Cattle Egret (5) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Osprey and Ruff

The LizardWryneck feeding on access track behind Kynance cafe

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater (16), Great Shearwater (4), Sooty Shearwater (15), Storm Petrel (2), Great Skua (2), Common Scoter (2), Whimbrel and Med Gull (2) flew past Porthgwarra Cove between 0610-0910hrs. Also Risso’s Dolphin and Ocean Sunfish (Thanks D.Flumm)

Ruan LanihorneOsprey at 1430hrs

LelantLittle Tern (2) at Porthkidney this aftrenoon

MarazionGarganey still at Long Rock Pool

 

Sunday 20th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

FalmouthFEA’S or DESERTAS PETREL and Wilson’s Petrel off Falmouth from pelagic. Also Great Shearwater (20+) and Cory’s Shearwater

Porthgwarra – probable Wilson’s Petrel flew past Gwennap Head this morning. Also Great Shearwater (27), Balearic Shearwater (4), Sooty Shearwater (86) and Storm Petrel (63)

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (8) and Cattle Egret (4) still at Walmsley Sanctuary

FoweyStorm Petrel (13) at sea offshore this morning

Trevose Head Balearic Shearwater (2) flew past Trevose Head

MarazionBalearic Shearwater offshore

 

 

Saturday 19th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

WadebridgeGlossy Ibis (8) and Cattle Egret (5) still at Walmsley Sanctuary

PenzanceWilson’s Petrel, Great Shearwater (6), Cory’s Shearwater (2), Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (8) and Storm Petrel (20) from Pelagic from Penzance. Also Ocean Sunfish

The LizardCory’s Shearwater (6), Balearic Shearwater (3) and Sooty Shearwater (9) flew past Lizard Point between 0800-100hrs

PendeenGreat Shearwater (8), Cory’s Shearwater (6), Pom Skua, Storm Petrel (6), Balearic Shearwater (6) and Sooty Shearwater (3) flew past Pendeen Watch between 0700-1230hrs

MarazionGarganey (juv) still at Long Rock Pool. Balearic Shearwater offshore in bay

 

Sunday 13th August 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraLittle Shearwater flew west outside runnel stone at 0910hrs. Wilson’s Petrel (2) flew past, one at 1000hrs and one at 1150hrs. Also Great Shearwater (5), Balearic Shearwater (9), Sooty Shearwater (18), Storm Petrel (51), Arctic Skua (2) and Great Skua (3). Fin Whale, Minke Whale and many Tuna jumping offshore

Scillonian CrossingWilson’s Petrel from Scillonian III. Also Great Shearwater (9), Cory’s Shearwater (8), Balearic Shearwater (14), Balearic Shearwater (7) and Grey Phalarope (7)

WadebridgeCattle Egret (4. 2 ad + 2 Juv) still at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Glossy Ibis (8) and Green Sandpiper (10)

NewquayCattle Egret on Gannel Estuary

PolzeathGlossy Ibis (6) flew over beach and up Camel Estuary

Penberth Storm Petrel (5) offshore

Chapel PointPom Skua, Yellow-legged Gull (2 juv) and Storm Petrel (48) offshore this evening. Also Minke Whale