Friday 4th October 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Pendeen  – *ISABELLINE SHRIKE* (ad) at Pendeen Watch just SW of road to ligthhouse, showing well. Park carefully (Thanks R.Davey). WRYNECK still at Pendeen Watch on gravel track just north of lighthouse at 0750hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler in churchyard this morning. Balearic Shearwater (12+) flew past between 0745-0900hrs. Also Common Dolphins

Hayle – *BLACK-WINGED STILT* (1w) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB. Also Brent Goose. Osprey flew over Copperhouse Creek. Ruff, Knot, Wheatear, Curlew Sandpiper (3) and Lapwing (4) on Ryans Field (Thanks P.Jeggo)

Osprey at Hayle today (M.Curtis)

SennenMELODIOUS WARBLER still in quarry south of Sennen school at 1330hrs

Lands EndHONEY BUZZARD drifted east over at 1550hrs (Thanks R.Davey). MELODIOUS WARBLER south of car park by track just west of Swingates House. WRYNECK near Trinity Pool. Also Whinchat (6+)

Mylor Churchtown - Black-necked Grebe (3), Eider and Wheatear (2) viewed from beach near yacht club at 0800hrs (Thanks J.St Ledger)

DriftBlack-necked Grebe still at Drift reservoir

Crantock - Scaup at Trevella Lake (Thanks W.Lowery)

FalmouthWheatear (5) at Pendennis Point. Wheatear at Castle Beach. Bar-tailed Godwit (3), Common Sandpiper, Whimbrel, Common Gull and Wheatear at Gorrangorras. Common Sandpiper and Kingfisher (2) at Argal Reservoir (Thanks D.Chaney)

Truro - Bar Tailed Godwit (2) and Greenshank (10+) on Tresillian River (Thanks A.Nicholson)

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