Friday 28th October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Camel Estuary – Dalmatian Pelican still on Camel Estuary on river opposite Cant Cove at 1525hrs then flew upriver 

Polgigga – Short-toed Lark (2) west of public footpath north of track to Faraway Cottage in bulb field this afternoon. Probable Eastern Yellow Wagtail (form plexa/simillima/tschutschensis) between Lower Bosistow Farm and Higher Bosistow Farm east of public footpath in newly ploughed field

St JustLesser Whitethroat (possibly eastern form) at Kenidjack Valley. Yellow-browed Warbler (2) and Firecrest still at Cot Valley (Thanks C.Corrigan)

Porthgwarra – Lapland Bunting (4) at Porthgwarra. Also Turtle Dove, Yellow-browed Warbler (4) and Black Redstart (5)

PenberthYellow-browed Warbler still at Penberth Cove by turning area 20 yards along public footpath. Also Firecrest

NanjizalYellow-browed Warbler (10) at Nanjizal Valley trapped & ringed this morning. Also Siberian Chiffchaff (2)

Hayle – Spoonbill still at Hayle Estuary off B3301 causeway but no sign of Franklin’s Gull

Polgigga –  Siberian Chiffchaff still at Polgigga

Feock Black-necked Grebe (14) in Carrick Roads off Loe Beach

The Lizard – Black Redstart at Church Cove


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