Friday 17th September 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Polgigga **RED-THROATED PIPIT** between Higher and Lower Bosistow farm  this morning, tho’ elusive and mobile. ORTOLAN BUNTING on wires between Higher Bosistow farm and Faraway cottage with Linnets

St.IvesROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at St.Ives Island at east end of Car park at 0730hrs

Zennor RED-BACKED SHRIKE (juv) at Boswednack

The LizardRED-BACKED SHRIKE at Kynance cove. LAPLAND BUNTING (3) flew over Lizard village. WRYNECK reported

MarazionPECTORAL SANDPIPER at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Davidstow BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER (juv) still at Davidstow airfield on main runway north of control tower earlier afternoon

St.JustWRYNECK between Botallack and Kenidjack south of bridleway

Lands EndHONEY BUZZARD flew over Lands End

Hayle HONEY BUZZARD flew over near Hayle

St.Buryan Snow Bunting at Carn Brea on path from carpark to summit at 1100hrs

Falmouth Med Gull ( & 2.1w) and Whimbrel at Pendennis. Greenshank and Green Sandpiper by the hide, with another Greenshank on the western side at Argal reservoir this evening. (Thanks D.Chaney)

Pendeen Balearic Shearwater (3) and Pom Skua (2) past Pendeen watch (Thanks W.Jones)

Wadebridge Garganey (2) at Walmsley Sanctuary this afternoon (Thanks C.Selway)

Bodmin MoorBlack-necked Grebe still at Siblyback reservoir

Porthgwarra Balearic Shearwater (44), Sooty Shearwater (8) and GN Diver past Gwennap Head. Also Basking Shark (21) and Minke Whale

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