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Tuesday 17th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Polgigga – Blyth’s Reed Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler (2) and Firecrest (10) trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley. Also Little Bunting at Nanjizal Valley.

Rame Red-breasted Flycatcher at Rame Head in churchyard

SennenShort-toed Lark still in tilled field just west of Escalls Chapel

The LizardPurple Heron flew east past Old Lizard Head at 1020hrs

St IvesHoopoe still in garden at Higher Trewidden Road at 1230hrs tho elusive

Pendeen – Yellow-browed Warbler (2) in Coastguard Cottage garden at 0815hrs

PorthgwarraYellow-browed Warbler in copse by park

WadebridgeStone Curlew flew over Pencarrow early morning

St JustHawfinch (3) and Firecrest (4+) still at sewage works

SancreedHawfinch flew west over Sancreed

St LevanOsprey flew east over at 1150hrs

Monday 16th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Levan Purple Heron (juv) in ditch and field west of church mid afternoon

SennenShort-toed Lark still in tilled field near Escalls Chapel at 1545hrs

St Just Hawfinch at Kenidjack Valley still by sewage works at 1530hrs. Also Firecrest

WadebridgeHawfinch flew over this morning

RameFirecrest (3+) at Rame Head at Church. Pom Skua (2), Sooty Shearwater (2) and Great Skua (10) flew past between 0830-1230hrs

Cape CornwallGrey Phalarope flew past this morning

Sunday 15th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenberthRed-breasted Flycatcher at lower end of path from Treen. Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (4+) at Penberth

HayleHawfinch (15) flew west over Copperhouse (Thanks K.Wilson). Spoonbill on Ryans field this afternoon

PendeenHawfinch (3) flew west over church at 0825hrs

St JustHawfinch (3) and Firecrest at Kenidjack Valley at 1520hrs

The LizardHawfinch (2) at Lizard Village. Turtle Dove in village opposite Parc Garland. Spoonbill (2) at Coverack flew west past The Paris Hotel towards Chynalls at 1415hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler at Church Cove. Also Firecrest (7)

NanjizalHawfinch, Firecrest (9), Yellow-browed Warbler (5) trapped at ringed at Nanjizal Valley this morning but no sign of Red-eyed Vireo, Please keep to public rights of way (Thanks K.Wilson and P.Roseveare)

WadebridgeHawfinch flew over late afternoon

PorthgwarraYellow-browed Warbler (2), 1 in 60 foot cover and at Trevean this afternoon but no sign of Red-breasted Flycatcher

Truro – Spoonbill (2) at Malpas (Thanks S.Colwill)

Marazion Water Pipit on Marazion Beach this morning (Thanks M.Silk)

RoselandRed-necked Grebe off beach this afternoon

Praa SandsBlack Redstart 

Saturday 14th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NanjizalRed-eyed Vireo at Nanjizal Valley. Please keep to public rights of way

Newquay Cattle Egret (2) at Penpol Creek

PorthgwarraRed-breasted Flycatcher in willow by Doctor’s Garden, still present late afternoon. Turtle Dove on wires at Lower Bosistow. Bearded Tit reported flying over valley at 0915hrs (heard only) (Thanks B.Dallas and M.Wallace)

The LizardLapland Bunting flew over Old Lizard Head. Also Turtle Dove at Lizard Village and Hawfinch flew North over Kynance Road. Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest at Church Cove.

Truro Spoonbill (2) at Calenick Creek

Marazion Marsh RSPB Garganey still this morning

Penryn – Firecrest – (4) at Penryn Campus today (Thanks J.Chapman)

HayleSpotted Redshank again at Lelant Saltings (Thanks M.Halliday and D.Flumm)

 

Friday 13th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewquayCattle Egret (2) still at at Penpol Creek roost this evening

The LizardRose-coloured Starling (juv) at lizard village still on wires at Henry’s Croft at 1515hrs

NanquidnoHawfinch in pines above Byways Lodge then flew north

PendeenSnow Bunting flew over lighthouse

no sign of Red-eyed Vireo at Porthgwarra

Thursday 12th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraRED-EYED VIREO north of car park in 60 foot cover at midday, still present at 1630hrs tho elusive . Yellow-browed Warbler by Halfway Wall

PendeenWryneck on path by coastguard cottages still

The LizardRose-coloured Starling (juv) still at lizard Village. Yellow-browed Warbler at Church Cove. Also Hawfinch over

NewquayCattle Egret (2) again at Gannel Estuary at Penpol Creek roost this evening

NanjizalYellow-browed Warbler (3) and Firecrest (17) trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley. Please keep to public rights of way

PenrynYellow-browed Warbler (2) at University Campus

St JustYellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (2+) still at Cot Valley in sycamores by bridge midway down valley at 100hrs

St LevanYellow-browed Warbler still in sallows and Grey Gables garden at 0940hrs

St IvesSnow Bunting still at Buttermilk Hill. Also Ring Ouzel 

Lost on Sat 7th Oct – Manfrotto tripod with dark green carrying harness, left probably at Hayle Estuary RSPB, may have been left in the car park or the hide at Ryans Field. If found please    contact us via the website, Thank you!