Friday 7th October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Boat Cove NT at 1525hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view

St Just Red-breasted Flycatcher still at Kenidjack Valley between engine sheds and sewage works but elusive. Also Yellow-browed Warbler

Davidstow – Baird’s Sandpiper still at Davidstow Airfield at 1215hrs by control tower, report at 13:25 is a Ruff

Botallack – Wryneck still at Botallack Head by trig point at 0810hrs

NanjizalYellow-browed Warbler (7) at Nanjizal Valley trapped & ringed. Keep to public footpaths

Lands EndYellow-browed Warbler (3) at Lands End

Pendeen – Yellow-browed Warbler at Pendeen Watch in garden by car park late afternoon

Porthcurno – Yellow-browed Warbler by Telegraph Museum. Also Firecrest

Mousehole – Yellow-browed Warbler by double gates on coastal path with tit flock at 0900hrs (Thanks I.Dobson)

Lamorna  – Yellow-browed Warbler at Lamorna Cove at 1230hrs in sycamore opposite Wink Pub (Thanks I.Dobson)

PendeenYellow-browed Warbler along road to lighthouse at Calartha Farm Copse. Lapland Bunting by lighthouse. Also Hooded Crow

Nanquidno – Yellow-browed Warbler at Nanquidno Valley at bottom of valley in sycamores by parking area at 1000hrs

The Lizard Firecrest at Church Cove. Balearic Shearwater past Bass Point at 0900hrs

St Ives – Balearic Shearwater (6) past St.Ives Island between 0730-0830hrs

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