Thursday 30th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Hayle – LESSER YELLOWLEGS (juv) still at Hayle Estuary in Copperhouse Creek this morning. Black Redstart on St.Ewelyn Church at 15:05hrs

Davidstow – AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER still at Davidstow Airfield near the windsock

Camel Estuary – Black Guillemot (juv) at Camel Estuary from North Quay

Penberth Cove – Yellow-browed Warbler (2) and Firecrest (3) at Penberth Cove

Porthgwarra – Yellow-browed Warbler at Trevean

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler at Cot Valley this morning

Looe – Spoonbill (3) past Hannafore Point at 10:10hrs

Newquay – Dark-bellied Brent Goose (9) at Gannel Estuary from car park

Pendeen – Black Redstart at Pendeen Watch in lighthouse compound at 09:15hrs

Wednesday 29th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra – STONE CURLEW calling in fog this morning above coastguards. Yellow-browed Warbler in sallows just north of the doctor’s garden. Yellow-browed Warbler along approach road to Porthgwarra. Also Black Redstart (3+)

Hayle – LESSER YELLOWLEGS (juv) still at Hayle Estuary in Copperhouse Creek early afternoon

Davidstow – AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER still at Davidstow Airfield at midday on pool near the windsock

Pendeen – BARRED WARBLER in Old Count House garden near at 09:00hrs lighthouse but no further sign

St Buryan – ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at St.Buryan on wires behind Tower Meadows mid afternoon

Penzance – ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still at KFC car park at early afternoon

Penberth Cove – Yellow-browed Warbler (2) at Penberth Cove this morning

Nanjizal – Snow Bunting at Nanjizal Valley at Carn Les Boel

Tuesday 28th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Hayle – LESSER YELLOWLEGS (juv) still at Hayle Estuary in Copperhouse Creek at midday

Davidstow – AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER still at Davidstow Airfield on pool near the windsock

Drift – RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Drift Reservoir

Penzance – ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still by A30 on wires opposite B&Q at 10:55hrs

Porthgwarra – Black Redstart at Porthgwarra

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler at Kenidjack Valley by last house. Also Firecrest (2)

St Michaels Mount – Snow Bunting at St.Michael’s Mount by cafe

Penberth Cove – Yellow-browed Warbler (2) at Penberth Cove. Also Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest (4)

St.Levan – Black Redstart and Firecrest at St.Levan

Porthcurno – Black Redstart (4) at Porthcurno this afternoon

Chapel Porth – Firecrest by Mingoose Vale path at 07:45hrs

Monday 27th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra – SIBERIAN STONECHAT SE of Arden-Sawah Farm in 2nd field by path to St Levan mid morning but no sign this afternoon. Black Redstart at coastguard cottages at 09:30

Hayle – LESSER YELLOWLEGS (juv) still at Hayle Estuary at east end of Copperhouse Creek from Black Bridge

Davidstow – AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER at Davidstow Airfield by pool near windsock at 1500hrs

Polgigga – LITTLE BUNTING South of B3315 on wires SW of cricket pitch. Yellow-browed Warbler at Higher Bosistow Farm

Penzance – ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) by A30 between Morrison’s and Sainsbury’s at 09:40. Yellow-browed Warbler at Penlee Park near tennis courts

Lands End – Yellow-browed Warbler still south of East end of car park

Nanquidno – Yellow-browed Warbler at Nanquidno Valley at Nanquidno Farm. Also Black Redstart

Penberth Cove – Yellow-browed Warbler at Penberth Cove by turning circle at 08:45hrs. Firecrest (3) at Penberth Valley

Sunday 26th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

HayleLESSER YELLOWLEGS still at Hayle Estuary in Copperhouse Creek at 1615hrs. Firecrest (2) still at Ryan’s Field (Thanks P.Jeggo)

St Levan – LITTLE BUNTING reported at St.Levan near church briefly

St JustRADDE’S WARBLER at Kenidjack Valley in willows left of track by last house at 1710hrs

DavidstowAMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER at Davidstow Airfield by pool near windsock at 1455hrs

NanquidnoRED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER (2) still at Nanquidno Valley, 1 by horse box near parking area, 1 on left c175 yards before Nanquidno Farm. Also Yellow-browed Warbler

DriftRING-NECKED DUCK at NW end of Drift Reservoir

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

Lands End – Yellow-browed Warbler south of east end of car park. Also Firecrest (2)

PenberthYellow-browed Warbler (2), 1 by turning circle, 1 along footpath on left from turning circle mid afternoon. Also Firecrest

LamornaFirecrest (3) at Lamorna Cove above the hotel

PorthgwarraHooded Crow at Roskestal Farm. Black Redstart c800yds west of Porthgwarra at Porth Loe

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Colliford lake – Marsh Harrier (male), Golden Plover (350+), Kestrel, Dunlin (7) and Great crested Grebe (3) (Thanks Bryant)