Friday 1st November 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra***HERMIT THRUSH*** (1w) still at 0815hrs just east of car park in trees by toilet block, showing well, still present at 1110hrs in garden opposite wood but no further sign by dusk. Please do not enter woods, view only from path or road. Drive carefully along access road

The Lizard**AMERICAN ROBIN** in area with no general access

Hayle*WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER* (3) at Hayle Estuary RSPB on Copperhouse Creek. Water Pipit at Copperhouse Creek. Arctic Tern (juv) still at Carnsew Basin. Barnacle Goose (7) and Med Gull (22) from B3301 causeway.

St Just – probable *DUSKY WARBLER* still in Kenidjack Valley at seaward end near wooden bridge over stream. Also Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (2). Access west off B3306 opposite Tregeseal Gallery SW.369.319

LelantGREAT-WHITE EGRET flew over West Cornwall Golf Club this afternoon

Penzance – ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still at Morrison’s car park at 0840hrs then mid morning on lamppost by Sainsbury’s roundabout (Thanks D.King)

St Levan RED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER still north of church at 1105hrs tho elusive
Turtle Dove by church at 0925hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler in willows by stream north of car park

St Austell RICHARD’S PIPIT at Par on beach near car park at 1400hrs. Med Gull (2) on Par Beach Pool at 1300hrs (Thanks D.King)

St JustYellow-browed Warbler at Kelynack near B3306

NanquidnoYellow-browed Warbler at Nanquidno Valley at Nanjulian Farm

PenberthYellow-browed Warbler still at seaward end of Penberth Cove

Ruan Minor - Yellow-browed Warbler in sallows at Kennack Sands

ZennorWhooper Swan (4. 2ad+2juv) by small pool near new mill

St Agnes Snow Bunting at St Agnes Head car park at 1055hrs (Thanks J.Julian)

NewquayBalearic Shearwater (2) and GN Diver flew past Pentire Headland (Thanks D.Mays)

Scillonian crossingBalearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater, Great Skua, Little Gull and Puffin from Scillonian III this afternoon. Eider (drk) in Mounts Bay. Also Common Dolphins.

Wadebridge – Green Woodpecker at end of Westerlands road (Thanks J.Brookes)

No sign of White-rumped Sandpiper at Longrock this morning (Thanks T.Pope)

One thought on “Friday 1st November 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

  1. T Pope

    No sign of White-rumped Sandpiper at Longrock this morning, all birders at Porthgwarra much better behaved than yesterdays mob.

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