Friday 12th October 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

The Lizard – **PADDYFIELD WARBLER** still on east side of Lizard village at Church cove. Use car park then walk towards sea, take footpath north to view small quarry 100yards north of bottom of valley

Paddyfield Warbler, Church Cove 121012 (J.Rowe)

Sennen*GLOSSY IBIS* (4 1w) still in wet field just east of B3315 until 1110hrs then flew off north. Also *RED-THROATED PIPIT* briefly, heard only. Snow Bunting flew north over Trevorian Farm late morning, no sign of Hooded Crow

Pendeen*OLIVE-BACKED PIPIT* still bt coastal footpath 1/2ml west of coastguard cottages in gorse before small stream mid afternoon. (Thanks B.Rankine) Also Balearic Shearwater and Great Skua past Pendeen Watch and ‘Continental’ Coal Tit in Church Yard.

Olive-backed Pipit, Pendeen 121012 (B.Rankine)

HelstonGREAT WHITE EGRET still at Loe Pool at north end

HayleWRYNECK flew from path between causeway bridge and Ryan’s Field at 1730hrs but could not be relocated (Thanks C.Beazley)

PenzancePale-bellied Brent Goose on Eastern Green Beach, for 3rd day

St Levan Yellow-browed Warbler in hedge inland of car park. Also Firecrest (3+)

St JustYellow-browed Warbler (2), 1 still at top of Cot Valley 100 yards east of youth hostel at Bosvern Mill and 1 by main road. Also Firecrest (6). Firecrest at Kelynack (Thanks P.Antrobus)

SancreedFirecrest, Crossbill and Wheatear at Sancreed today (Thanks D.Flumm)

NanquidnoFirecrest in valley

PendeenPied Flycatcher still in copse opposite Boscaswell Store at 1045hrs

PenberthFirecrest (2) at Penberth Cove

St IvesRing Ouzel (2 males) at Buttermilk Hill. Also Wheatear (2), Sparrowhawk and Meadow Pipit (60+)

PorthgwarraBalearic Shearwater and Common Scoter past Gwennap Head today (Thanks R.Hill)

Falmouth - Redwing over Tremough Campus (Thanks L.Cox)

Port QuinLapland Bunting (2) in stubble field just south of Varley Head this morning

2 thoughts on “Friday 12th October 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

  1. Rob Hill

    2 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Common Scoter past Porthgwarra this afternoon. Also 3 Swallow and 1 Wheatear at Marazion beach.

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