Friday 7th October 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Stithians**GLOSSY IBIS** again at south end of reservoir at 1100hrs then lost to view behind trees, again this afternoon tho elusive (Thanks D.Jenkins). Also PECTORAL SANDPIPER (2 juvs) still (1 at Golden Lion causeway and 1 at Carmenellis causeway) and Curlew Sandpiper (juv)

DavidstowLONG-BILLED DOWITCHER at pool at east end of runway and showing well this afternoon. No sign of Semipalmated Sandpiper. Snow Bunting still

Drift BLACK KITE (3) still SW of Catchall between Drift and B3283 junction at Bojewans Carn viewable from A30 layby this afternoon. Great Skua at Drift reservoir. No sign of Pectoral Sandpiper

TruroLESSER YELLOWLEGS (juv) still at Tresemple Pool this afternoon. WRYNECK at Threemilestone near Treliske Hospital late morning

BodminWRYNECK in private garden at Cooksland this morning

FoweyWRYNECK in garden

St JustROSE-COLOURED STARLING still this afternoon in garden along lane opposite Victoria Row. Also HAWFINCH (male and Female) in garden opposite Boscean Pottery, St Just, this afternoon. (Thanks K.Bealing). Snow Bunting (male) in car park at Lands End Airfield

NanquidnoMELODIOUS WARBLER reported at Nanquidno valley opposite Nanquidno Barn, no sign this afternoon

PolgiggaDotterel (juv) still in field by track to Higher Bosistow Farm opposite Raftra Farm entrance tho mobile

PendeenSabine’s Gull (2 juv), Leach’s Petrel, Long Tailed Skua, (3) Pom Skua, Balearic Shearwater, Great Skua (17), Arctic Skua (16), Little Gull (2) and Black Tern past between 0830-1030hrs

St IvesLong Tailed Skua (juv), Sabine’s Gull (2), Pom Skua (7), Grey PhalaropeGreat Skua (25), Arctic Skua (17), Pom Skua (7), Sooty Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater (3), Black Tern (3), Arctic Tern (20), Sandwich Tern (6), Common Tern, Great Northern Diver (3) (one in breeding plumage) and Common Scoter (6) (Thanks R.Kirkwood)

Lower TamerGarganey (fem) with Mallards at Lower Tamar Lake early afternoon (Thanks H.Kendall)

Polzeath GN Diver and Great Skua (8) past Rumps Point (Thanks C.Selway)

PorthgwarraBalearic Shearwater (24) and Sooty Shearwater (2) past Gwennap Head

Scillonian CrossingSabine’s Gull (juv) and Arctic Skua (2) from Scillonian III this evening

no sign of Pectoral Sandpiper on Marazion Beach

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