Friday 26th September 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

No news either way on TRUMPETER FINCH (Kenidjack). No sign of reported Red-throated Pipit at Rame despit extensive searching.

BudeTAWNY PIPIT at Cleave Cliffs near Satellite Station late morning. From top of Duckpool Valley follow coast path for 500yrds over last stile to rabbit warren by cliff edge.

PolgiggaROSE-COLOURED STARLING again between Ardensawah Farm and Higher Bosistow Farms, tho mobile.

The Lizard ROSE-COLOURED STARLING still at Lizard Post office at 09.30hrs

CamelfordPECTORAL SANDPIPER at Davidstow Airfield on pools by control tower at 18.12hrs and showing well.

St AgnesYELLOW-BROWED WARBLER in Chapel Gardens tho mobile with tit flock this morning.

Kenidjack WRYNECK at Kenidjack Head by old mine building at 15.00hrs then flew to boulders

CamborneDipper (2) at Tuckingmill Valley Park, on Red River by stone bridge just south of A30 embankment at 06.45am (Thanks T.Twiggs)

GwithianLittle Stint (2 juvs) this afternoon at St Gothian Sands NR, tho mobile (P.Freestone)

Hayle EstuaryCurlew Sandpiper (1), Knot (4), Black-tailed Godwit (1), Bar-tailed Godwit (10+), Greenshank (3), Pink-footed Goose and Brent Goose at high tide this afternoon. Also Greenshank, Snipe and Lapwing at Copperhouse Creek (P.Freestone)

FalmouthMed Gull (7) on beach at Swanpool at 13.15hrs

Lands EndChough (2) this morning.

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