Friday 5th October 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion**RED-RUMPED SWALLOW** (seven) at Marazion Marsh RSPB over reedbed  at 1305hrs, still at 1800hrs over road, tho mobile. Firecrest in sallows along Red River. (Thanks P&J Rutter et al)

Red-Rumped Swallow, Marazion, 051012 (A.Hugo)

Record shot taken in poor light (P.Freestone)

DavidstowBUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER still at Davidstow Airfield at 1051hrs

PorthgwarraRICHARD’S PIPIT reported on moor. Yellow-browed Warbler in sycamores by doctor’s house at 1024hrs. Also Firecrest (2). Sooty Shearwater (10), Balearic Shearwater (9), Arctic Skua (4 pale), Manx Shearwater (2), Common Scoter (5), Grey Phalarope (2), Greenshank and Golden Plover (12) at Gwennap Head between 0730-1100hrs (Thanks D.Chaney and H.Cook)

FalmouthFirecrest at College reservoir

HayleMed Gull (2 1w+2w), Kingfisher, Little Egret (10), Shelduck (juv), Sparrowhawk (fem), Bar-tailed Godwit (10), Redshank (37), Greenshank (3) and Common Sandpiper on Hayle Estuary RSPB between 0830-0930hrs (Thanks M.Beevers)

LudgvanFirecrest (2) at Ludgvan Church

St Ives - Snow Bunting still at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

The LizardYellow-browed Warbler at Little Treleaver

PorthcurnoFirecrest at car park

One thought on “Friday 5th October 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

  1. Derek Mays

    Many thanks for you text service,I would not have gone searching for one Red Rumped Swallow,but seven! well that made a very wet afternoon most enjoyable,had some real good close-up views of them.
    Many thanks Derek.

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