Friday 28th September 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Davidstow – RED-THROATED PIPIT at Davidstow Airfield this morning on runway. BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER (juv) still at west end of Airfield at 0915hrs, then flew towards control tower, still this afternoon near windsock (Thanks C.Selway, M.Hughes and N.Cabble)

SaltashLESSER YELLOWLEGS still at Kingsmill lake this morning.

MarazionSPOTTED CRAKE still this morning from standing stone at Marazion Marsh RSPB

Brighton CrossHOOPOE near Brighton Cross roundabout c100m along B3275 at 0915hrs (Thanks W.Lowery)

PolgiggaDOTTEREL (ad) at Bosistow in ploughed field west of Faraway Cottage

PorthgwarraYellow-browed Warbler by pool late morning and that or another in car park, no sign this afternoon. Also Tree Pipit.

TreenYellow-browed Warbler by footpath south of car park this morning

Kenidjack – No sign of Yellow-browed Warbler in copse by engine shed but Whinchat at seaward end of valley

BotallackWhinchat (2) at Botallack (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

HayleMed Gull (3 ad), Bar-tailed Godwit (8) and Common Sandpiperon estuary (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Ives Snow Bunting (2m) and Wheatear (6) at Buttermilk Hill. (Thanks V.Stratton)

ZennorLapland Bunting, Skylark (14), Golden Plover (4), Peregrine (male) and Meadow Pipit (15+) at Trewey Downs (Thanks V.Stratton)

FalmouthSpotted Flycatcher (2) in car park at Tremough (Thanks J.Shutt)

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