Friday 28th October 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Sennen*BONAPARTE’S GULL* in cove on beach by bus stop between 0900-1000hrs then flew East, then in field by Whitesands Lodge this afternoon. GN Diver and Med Gull (7) in bay

WadebridgeCATTLE EGRET at Treraven Meadows this morning before flying South East up valley

The LizardRED-BACKED SHRIKE at Caerthillian Cove at 1230hrs. Also Short-eared Owl

NanquidnoWOODLARK in fields at Little Hendra. Firecrest (2)

RameCOMMON ROSEFINCH (juv) reported

GwithianSnow Bunting and Little Gull (ad) at St Gothian Sands

St JustYellow-browed Warbler still at Kenidjack Valley at top of road on right just beyond 1st farm building

MarazionBittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Firecrest (3). Snow Bunting still in Station Inn Car park

Men-An-TolShort-eared Owl (3)

StithiansCurlew Sandpiper at north end of reservoir

Bearah TorRing Ouzel (4+) with small flock of Redwing and Fieldfare this morning (Thanks B.Craven)

Penhale DunesWheatears, Redwing (7) and Fieldfare (3). Short-eared Owl reported (Thanks P.Fenn)

Bodmin MoorHen Harrier (ringtail) at Lower Candra

Gorran HavenRing Ouzel (male) at Dodman Point this morning (Thanks D.Payne)

PenzancePurple Sandpiper (3) at back of lighthouse pier (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

HayleSpoonbill still on Hayle estuary RSPB

No sign of Bufflehead at The Lizard all day

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