Friday 5th October 2007 – Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Porthgwarra YB Warbler still by car-park briefly and in 60ft cover. Lapland Bunting on Moor.

Polgigga – possible Lesser Kestrel with two other falcon sp. flew west towards Lands End at 13.15hrs but no further sign. Possible Citrine Wagtail flew east at 17.15hrs. Wryneck still at Nanjizal by Nanjizal House.

Stithians ReservoirWood Sandpiper still from CWBPS Hide on southern causeway (thanks S.Taylor and H.Cook) Plus Snipe (5), Greenshank (1), Kingfisher (thanks J.H.Johns)


Wood Sandpiper (with Lapwing) and Snipe at Stithians today (photos:J.H.Johns)

Hayle EstuaryBar-tailed Godwit (7), Black-tailed Godwit (1), Med Gull (ad) (thanks M.Halliday) plus Little Stint (1), Med Gull (2nd Wint), Knot (4), Little Egret (15+) (thanks J.H.Johns)


Med Gull, Hayle Est. (photo:J.H.Johns)

MarazionSpotted Crake still from stone pillar and showing well.

Camelford – No sign of Buff-breasted Sandpiper but Dotterel still at Davidstow Airfield

Cot ValleyYB Warbler still. No other details

KenidjackYB Warbler in trees before Sewage Works (thanks S.Williams)

DevoranKnot (1), Blk-tailed Godwit (3), Bar-tailed Godwit (6), Peregrine (1), Raven (12) (thanks H.Cook)

St Gothian Sands NR Wheatear (4) (thanks C.Yates)

LizardWhinchat (1), Merlin (1) (thanks K.Gillam)

Bird News courtesy of Rare Bird Alert unless otherwise stated

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