Friday 30th September 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

StithiansSPOTTED SANDPIPER reported at Stithians reservoir from watersports centre

Gunwalloe - *NIGHTINGALE* trapped and ringed at Gunwalloe this morning (Thanks M.Grantham)

DriftBLACK KITE again over reservoir this morning. Spotted Redshank still in NE arm

Polgigga - BLACK KITE NW of Polgigga near Skewjack Farm at 1440hrs. Dotterel (2) at Little Bosistow Farm at 1624hrs. From minor road to Porthgwarra, take path west to view recently tilled field

Marazion - GREAT WHITE EGRET reported at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Arctic Tern (3). PECTORAL SANDPIPER on beach pool just west of car park by St Michaels Mount still at 1600hrs.

St LevanWRYNECK near St Levan along coast path. Also Firecrest

Nanquidno PECTORAL SANDPIPER still on muddy puddle at Tregiffian Farm. Pied Flycatcher in valley

PorthcurnoSabine’s Gull (ad) in Cove, but no sign this afternoon. Also Dark Bellied Brent Goose (3)

Sennen LAPLAND BUNTING at Trevilley Farm this morning. Snow Bunting in pay and display car park at top of hill near cycle track. Dark Mottled Willow Moth at Old Boathouse near lifeboat station on view til 1800hrs

The LizardMarsh Harrier (fem) at Croft Pascoe Pool over Plantation at 1715hrs

GoonhavernLapwing (2) over field at Goonhavern at 1530hrs (Thanks C & J Keast)

PorthgwarraSooty Shearwater (42), Black Tern, Arctic Skua (7), Great Skua (8), Arctic Tern (33), Black Redstart, Hobby and Marsh Harrier at Gwennap Head today.

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