Wednesday 11th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

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!

St IvesHoopoe in garden

Newquay Cattle Egret (2) at Gannel Estuary late afternoon

St JustYellow-browed Warbler (2), 1 at Cot Valley in sycamore along top track from cot valley cottage to first house at 1655hrs and 1 at middle of valley

St LevanYellow-browed Warbler still in sallows near church at 1000hrs

Porthgwarra – Long-tailed Skua,Sabine’s Gull, Balearic Shearwater (73) and Sooty Shearwater (2) flew past

St Dennis Firecrest in garden at 1300hrs

Mounts BayLittle Stint

St IvesSnow Bunting at Buttermilk Hill

Tuesday 10th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Wadebridge Glossy Ibis flew over Wadebridge towards Walmsley.  Cattle Egret (8) still at Pinkson Creek this afternoon. Hawfinch over Egloshayle and Bittern and Wood Sandpiper at Walmsley Sanctuary (Thanks P.Roseveare and D.Julian)

The LizardRose-coloured Starling (juv) still on wires at Lizard Village (Thanks I.Maclean)

NanquidnoBarred Warbler (juv) at Nanquidno in brambles opposite Nanjulian farm

St JustHawfinch and Firecrest (2) at Kelynack. Also Merlin at Cot Valley (Thanks D.Flumm and S.Woolfries)

NanjizalYellow-browed Warbler (3) and Lesser Whitethroat (possibly eastern form) trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley. Please keep to public rights of way

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler at Swanvale NR

PorthwarraSpoonbill flew west over Porthgwarra at 0855hrs (Thanks M.Wallace). Pom Skua, Sooty Shearwater, Great Skua and Balearic Shearwater (103) flew past between 1530-1825hrs (Thanks S.Woolfries)

SancreedFirecrest (2) this morning (Thanks D.Flumm)

SaltashPink-footed Goose at Kingmill Lake

Pendennis Point – Gannet (350+) flew west 8am-1025am (Thanks C.Lovatt)

Monday 9th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PendeenWryneck still below coastguard cottages at 1120hrs, still present at 1415hrs on path below cottages, showing well. Also Yellow-browed Warbler and Pied Flycatcher

ConstantineYellow-browed Warbler (2) at Constantine with Long-tailed Tit flock in wet woods at NW end of village at 0800hrs. Also Whinchat (Thanks J.Chapman)

St Levan Yellow-browed Warbler still at turning circle (Thanks M.Wallace)

Polgigga – Yellow-browed Warbler at end of Bosistow Lane (Thanks M.Wallace)

St JustYellow-browed Warbler at Cot Valley in garden by corner house at 1150hrs

NanquidnoYellow-browed Warbler at bottom of valley

PendeenPom Skua flew past this morning

No sign of Rose-coloured Starling at Lizard Village

Sunday 8th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper still at Davidstow Airfield this morning then flew west. Also Black Redstart (5)

PendeenWryneck by coastguard cottages this morning, still present late morning opposite coastguard cottages. Ring Ouzel just before lighthouse

The LizardRose-coloured Starling at Lizard Village. Richard’s Pipit flew over Kynance Cove. Vagrant Emperor dragonfly at Caethillian

Camel EstuaryCattle Egret (5) at Pinkson Creek this afternoon

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler (2) still at Kenidjack Valley

Newquay Yellow-browed Warbler still at Porth Joke

HayleLittle Stint, Spotted Redshank (2) and Curlew Sandpiper on Hayle Estuary RSPB. Black-necked Grebe still at Hayle Estuary RSPB

Lands EndRing Ouzel along cycle track this morning

Porthgwarra Ring Ouzel at Card Scathe this morning (Thanks M.Wallace). Ring Ouzel (3) at Porthgwarra

Saturday 7th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra**CLIFF SWALLOW** at Porthgwarra at 0857-0910hrs then flew north over bungalows on north side of valley but no further sign by late afternoon

PendeenHawfinch in pines by church at c0910hrs then flew east

GodolphinYellow-browed Warbler in hedge bend Godolphin House office

Sennen – hybrid Hooded Crow at Sennen

Friday 6th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

DavidstowBuff-breasted Sandpiper at Davidstow Airifeld on runway near windsock at 1400hrs

DriftCattle Egret (2) still at Sellan Farm this afternoon

Marazion Cattle Egret at Marazion Marsh RSPB on Long Rock Pool at 1420hrs. Firecrest at Marazion Marsh RSPB

St JustYellow-browed Warbler (2) at Kenidjack Valley by sewage works at 1645hrs

St Levan Yellow-browed Warbler in sycamores by turning circle this morning (Thanks M.Wallace)

PorthgwarraYellow-browed Warbler still being toilet block at 1045hrs. Also Hawfinch eary morning

PenrynYellow-browed Warbler at University of Exeter campus

NewquayYellow-browed Warbler at Porth Joke

NanquidnpYellow-browed Warbler at Nanquidno

DevoranOsprey at Devoran Quay still this evening

FalmouthBalearic Shearwater (11) flew past pendeennis Point early morning

DownderryBalearic Shearwater (21) flew past Downderry by 0820hrs

Connor Downs Firecrest (2) in private garden on Treeve Lane this morning (Thanks P.Freestone)

Firecrest, Connor Downs (P.Freestone)

Carbis BayFirecrest (2) in private garden this morning

BreageFirecrest (2) in private garden (Thanks J.Rogers)

HayleBlack-necked Grebe still on Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway late afternoon

RameShort-eared Owl at Rame Head at 1700hrs

Thursday 5th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Nanquidno*Blyth’s Pipit* on hedge on west side of meadow field opposite Boscregan Farm at 1240hrs then lost to view

MouseholeCattle Egret (14) flew over Mousehole

HayleCattle Egret on estuary at 1545hrs then flew west. Also Ruff (3) and juv Gannet. Black necked Grebe still on Carnsew Pool. (Cornwall Bird Tours)

PorthgwarraYellow-browed Warbler by toilet block (Cornwall Bird Tours)

PendeenSabine’s Gull, Pom Skua (2), Balearic Shearwater (25), Sooty Shearwater and Great Northern Diver (2) flew past Pendeen watch

PenzanceOsprey flew over at 1150hrs

St IvesPom SkuaBalearic Shearwater (3), Grey Phalarope and Great Northern Diver flew past St Ives Island this morning

DownderryBalearic Shearwater (11) and Little Gull flew west past

Cape CornwallBalearic Shearwater (6) and Sooty Shearwater flew past

BudeSpotted Redshank at Maer Lake

St LevanPied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher and Firecrest by turning circle (Cornwall Bird Tours)

Marazion – Clouded Yellow butterflies (4+) on dunes at the back of beach (Thanks J.Eaton)