Friday 21st October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Rock DALMATIAN PELICAN still off Porthilly Beach stood on floating cage off Porthilly Point (Thanks S.Grose and W.Innes)

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel still in Boat Cove NT at 1620hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe and take coastal path west to view. Bird present this afternoon though east of Perranuthnoe.

Cape CornwallSiberian Stonechat on golf course inland of car park at Cape Cornwall, still present at 1820hrs on wall east of car park (Thanks A.Harris)

Godrevy – No sign of Isabelline Wheatear at Godrevy head this morning but possible sighting reported at 1400hrs on beach below bottom car park, but Lapland Bunting (4) on grassy area near coastal footpath (Thanks R.Treeby)

Nanjizal – Probable Great Grey Shrike at Faraway Cottage then flew south.

PolgiggaRose-coloured Starling (juv) on Bosistow Lane at Higher/Lower Bosistow at 0810hrs (Thanks M.Wallace)

NewquayBarred Warbler at Porth Joke in scrubs just beyond last trees late afternoon. Also Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (Thanks S.Rowe)

Land’s End Serin flew south early morning. Also Lapland Bunting and Yellow-browed Warbler (2)

St Just Lapland Bunting south of Cot Valley in bulb field. Also Woodlark (2) at Boscreggan Farm

Falmouth – Firecrest (2) at Swanvale NR at 1400hrs at start of track leading up side of reserve (Thanks R.Treeby)

HayleSpoonbill (imm) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB on Ryans Field viewed from Causeway at 1635hrs showing well

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