Friday 17th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra – MOLTONI’S or EASTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER (male) still just north Doctors garden in scrub but elusive this afternoon

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at Eastern Green in KFC car park this afternoon

Davidstow – AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER at Davidstow Airfield at midday at south end showing well

Drift – RING-NECKED DUCK (fem/imm) at Drift Reservoir late afternoon in NW arm

HayleIceland Gull (2w) at Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway this afternoon. Whooper Swan (6 ad) at Hayle Estuary RSPB this afternoon

St JustYellow-browed Warbler at Cot Valley. Yellow-browed Warbler at Kenidjack Valley at 10:45hrs in sallows beyond last cottage

PolgiggaYellow-browed Warbler by B3315 at duckpond

Rame – Yellow-browed Warbler at Rame Head at 10:55hrs at Penlee NR

AntonySpoonbill on Lynher Estuary at Rat Island (Thanks D.Julian)

LooeMerlin and Arctic Skua off Hannafore this afternoon (Thanks A.Payne)

NanquidnoHouse Martin flew over valley at c1135hrs (Thanks L.Hopkins)

MarazionFirecrest at Marazion Marsh RSPB in bushes along path towards railway line  (Thanks L.Hopkins)

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