Friday 19th October 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Sancreed – GLOSSY IBIS still north of Brane just north of A30 in flooded field west of Carn Euny car park SW.400.289

SennenGLOSSY IBIS (3) still between Brew Farm and Skewjack farm. Walk along road to sewerage works and take muddy track on left for 200yrds to view cattle field SW.365.253 (Thanks D.Gatland)

FalmouthPURPLE HERON (juv) still this morning at College Reservoir (Thanks T.Stuart)

The LizardRED-BACKED SHRIKE still south of Lizard village east of Lighthouse road 200yrds along track to Housel Bay by pond Sw.705.120. Also Dartford Warbler and Curlew Sandpiper (2) with Golden Plover at Croft Pascoe Pool and Also Yellow-browed Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat at Church Cove (Thanks R.Thomas)

Kenidjack – RED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER still in copse by engine shed this morning and Yellow-browed Warbler

PorthgwarraSERIN (male) 50yrds east of Roskestal Farm in Broccoli field along footpath to St Levan this morning. Richard’s Pipit flew towards Arden-sawah Farm at 1120hrs. Also Lapland Bunting flew east and Firecrest.

Land’s End - WRYNECK still this morning along cycle track 400yrd south of boarded up white house near hay bales

St LevanYellow-browed Warbler by turning circle west of church. Also Firecrest (4+) and Balearic Shearwater (6) seen from Scillonian III this morning.

St Ives – Red Kite flew over Towednack towards Buttermilk Hill at 1105hrs

NanquidnoFirecrest (5) in valley today. Also GN Diver flew over.

Penberth Firecrest (10) and Snow Bunting at Penberth

ParSandwich Tern at Par Beach this morning (Thanks M.Hughes)

The LizardFirecrest (2) and Crossbill (2) at Cadgwith.

BissoeFirecrest (2) in Bissoe Valley just east of viaduct this evening

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