Saturday 31st August 2019 Cornwall Bird Sightings

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Saturday 31st August 2019 Cornwall Bird Sightings
St Ives Bay – **Brown Booby** (subad) again off Gwithian Towans at 09:35am, showing well, then at 0948hrs on sea towards Godrevy Lighthouse, showing well, then flew towards St Ives with Gannets at 10:15hrs, flew past harbour towards Island and lost to view flying west past coastguard lookout late morning. Again at 11:52hrs on rocks off Porthgwidden beach showing well, still present at 12:14hrs. Flew west around island at c12:45hrs
Brown Booby, St Ives
Pendeen – **Brown Booby** flew west past Pendeen Watch lower car park close in at 13:07hrs. Also Balearic Shearwater (2) and Sooty Shearwater (8)
Trevescan – Western Bonelli’s Warbler still in sycamore at Vingoe Cottage late morning, showing well. Park carefully on narrow roads and do not block access
Godolphin – White Stork cicled over West Godolphin engine house mid afternoon then flew towards Rosudgeon
Gwithian – Great Shearwater (2) flew past
Porthgwarra – Great Shearwater, possible Cory’s Shearwater and Great Skua flew past
Truro – Osprey (2) between Truro and Malpas
Ruan Lanihorne – Osprey flew over at 15:40hrs
Drift – Osprey still at Drift resevroir this afternoon viewed from hide, showing well on and off then flew towards Newlyn at 16:00hrs
Sancreed – Osprey flew west over at 12:30hrs
The Lizard – Pied Flycatcher at Croft Pascoe Pool in plantation. Balearic Shearwater and Sooty Shearwater (20) flew past Lizard Point
Cape Cornwall – Sooty Shearwater (5) flew past between 10:00-midday
Wadebridge – Wood Sandpiper again at Walmlsey Sanctuary
Lands End – Hooded Crow at Land’s End
West Looe – Little Gull (juv) offshore
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