Friday 14th October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Rock – Dalmatian Pelican (ad) still on Camel Estuary at Rock. Also Black-necked Grebe

Sennen – Possible Pied Wheatear at Sennen by road to St Buryan briefly mid afternoon then flew towards Brew Pool. Iberian Chiffchaff at Brew Pool late afternoon. Access east of A30 along path to Sea View Caravan Park. Cattle Egret (2) in fields by radar station at 1110hrs

Rame – Pallas’s Warbler at Penlee Point in centre of dell at 1300hrs. Lapland Bunting at Rame Head in 1st stubble field along military road on left at 1415hrs. Firecrest also at Rame Head in triangle by church at 1135hrs

TorpointBonaparte’s Gull (1w) reported at MIllbrook Lake

St Agnes – Short-toed Lark still at St Agnes Head in car park west of New Downs showing well mid afternoon (Thanks S.Rogers)

Short-toed Lark (S.Rogers)

Short-toed Lark (S.Rogers)

Camel TrailCattle Egret 1 mile west along the Camel Trail at midday (Thanks R.Copeland)

Land’s EndWryneck still along cycle track. Yellow-browed Warbler (3), 1 at Treeve Moor and 2 at back of Swingates. Also Black Redstart, Whinchat (6), Wheatear and Bullfinch (2) (Thanks L.Thomson)

NanquidnoWryneck in scurb between Airfield and turning to Gurland Farm

FalmouthPectoral Sandpiper still at College reservoir. Yellow-browed Warbler at Swanpool in willows by car park. Also Firecrest

Mousehole – Caspian Gull (1w) on St Clement’s Isle this evening in roost

NanjizalYellow-browed Warbler (4) trapped and ringed

St Just Yellow-browed Warbler (2) at Kenidjack Valley in Donkey paddocks by last house.  Lesser Whitethroat also briefly in Donkey paddocks by last house. (Thanks D.Hillier). Black Redstart at Porth Nanven

Porthgwarra – Yellow-browed Warbler (2) in Doctors Garden & sallows by stone wall

GwithianYellow-browed Warbler at back of Gwithian Churchyard

Bodmin Moor – Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest at Goss Moor. Litte Stint (juv) at Siblyback Reservoir

Porthcurno – Firecrest (2) by track up hill from car park

The LizardBrent Goose at Kennack Sands still on East Kennack, drinking from freshwater stream and on tideline (Thanks M. & A. Lord)

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