Wednesday 22nd October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

HayleLESSER YELLOWLEGS at Hayle Estuary RSPB at east end of Copperhouse Creek from Library car park at 10:55hrs. Also Whooper Swan (6 ad) still and Med Gull (42). Hen Harrier flew though

DavidstowAMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER still at Davidstow Airfield at 12:25hrs by pool c100yds from windsock

American Golden Plover, Davidstow, 19.10.14 (S.Rogers)

PenzanceEider (drk) and Common Scoter in Penzance harbour from Scillonian III (Thanks S.Cox and B.Rankine)

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (32), Sooty Shearwater, Grey Phalarope, Pomarine Skua (2), Arctic Skua (5) and Great Skua (35) flew past Pendeen Watch 07:00 – midday 

 

Tuesday 21st October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PendeenBRIDLED TERN flew west past Pendeen Watch at 0945hrs. Leach’s Petrel (3), Sabine’s Gull (3), Long-tailed Skua (3), Grey Phalarope (6), Pomarine Skua (13), Balearic Shearwater (420), Sooty Shearwater (16), Arctic Skua (51), Great Skua (260) and Manx Shearwater (170) past Pendeen Watch

HayleLESSER YELLOWLEGS at Hayle Estuary RSPB at east end of Copperhouse Creek at 1700hrs. Whooper Swan (6 ad) and Med Gull (53) still on estuary

DavidstowAMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER still at Davidstow Airfield on pool near control tower

DriftRING-NECKED DUCK still in NE corner of drift reservoir

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) by A30 in field opposite KFC at 17:15hrs

St IvesLeach’s Petrel (7), Sabine’s Gull (3), Grey Phalarope (36), Long-tailed Skua (5), Pom Skua (50), Balearic Shearwater (400), Arctic Skua (72), Great Skua (305), Sooty Shearwater (20) and Manx Shearwater (250) flew past St.Ives Island by 17:30hrs

Lands EndYellow-browed Warbler between Land’s End & Sennen Cove by cycle track at Trinity Pool. Ring Ouzel at Lands End

Cape Cornwall - Sabine’s Gull (juv), Pomarine Skua, Balearic Shearwater (89), Sooty Shearwater (2), Arctic Skua (49) and Great Skua (79) past Cape Cornwall between 08:40-11:20hrs

Penberth Cove Yellow-browed Warbler at Penberth Cove by footpath on west side of valley by allotments (Thanks N.Truby)

Monday 20th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

DriftRING-NECKED DUCK still in NW arm of Drift Reservoir

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still in car park at KFC. Common Scoter in Penzance Harbour this evening

PorthgwarraWRYNECK at Porthgwarra in gorse just north of halfway wall mid afternoon

St Just - Yellow-browed Warbler in Kenidjack Valley opposite Tregeseal Gallery. Pied Flycatcher by engine sheds

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (54) flew past Pendeen Watch in 1 hour this morning, Balearic Shearwater (9) and Sooty Shearwater (3) flew past this afternoon

Scillonian crossingGrey Phalarope (2), Great Skua (9), Arctic Skua, Balearic Shearwater (8), Fulmar, Med Gull (1w) and Common Dolphin (20) from Scillonian III crossing to Penzance this afternoon

Mevagissey – Ring Ouzel (2) at Dodman Point on coastal path this afternoon

Sunday 19th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

DavidstowAMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER still at Davidstow Airfield by main runway late morning

American Golden Plover, A.Davey

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still at KFC car park

St JustYellow-browed Warbler at Kenidjack Valley

SennenYellow-browed Warbler between Sennen and Lands End at Trinity Pool this morning

St Buryan - Yellow-browed Warbler in willows at Treverven House

HayleFirecrest (2) at Hayle Estuary RSPB by hide at Ryan’s Field. Whooper Swan (6 ad) on Hayle Estuary RSPB

PendeenBalearic Shearwater (33) and Sooty Shearwater (119) flew past. Lapland Bunting briefly

PenrynFirecrest (2) in hedgerow towards cemetery by path to Gorrangorras Creek this morning

PorthgwarraYellow-browed Warbler by toilet block. Hooded Crow still at Roskestal Farm. Balearic Shearwater past Gwennap Head

The LizardBalearic Shearwater (10) past Lizard Point this morning

MevagisseyRing Ouzel (2) at Dodman Point on coastal path this afternoon

Saturday 18th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

RamePALLAS’S WARBLER at Rame Head in trees at back of overgrown lane opposite Penmillard Farm at 1230hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler at Penlee Point in NE corner of Penlee CWT this morning. Also Firecrest, Ring Ouzel and Woodlark over

DriftRING-NECKED DUCK at Drift Reservoir at midday from hide

Davidstow - AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER at Davidstow Airfield at west end of main runway late afternoon.

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING on wires opposite KFC

St JustYellow-browed Warbler at Kenidjack Valley. Also Firecrest

PorthgwarraYellow-browed Warbler near the toilet block. Balearic Shearwater (19) flew past Gwennap Head. No Sign of Male Moltoni’s or Eastern Subalpine Warbler by mid afternoon

Scillonian CrossingBalearic Shearwater (10), Sooty Shearwater and Great Skua from Scillonian III

HayleFirecrest (2) at Hayle Estuary RSPB along track to Ryan’s Field car park

MarazionFirecrest (2) at Marazion Marsh RSPB

MouseholeBalearic Shearwater past Mousehole late afternoon