Friday 8th October 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Mevagissey- ***GREEN HERON*** (1w) still at Lost Gardens of Heligan from hide in Hidden Valley still late afternoon. Last entry to gardens is 1530hrs. SW.99.64.71 Map Here. Video Here.

Entry: Adult £10, Senior £9, Child £6, Family £27 More info here

Wadebridge **WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER** again at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning from tower hide (CBWPS members only), no sign at 1150hrs at low tide or again this evening at high tide

Morvah – LAPLAND BUNTING flew SW over Morvah

Davidstow BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER (juv) still at Davidstow airfield at east end of main runway this afternoon. Dotterel flew over Crowdy reservoir towards Rough Tor with Golden Plover (5) late afternoon

Penzance ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) again on St.Mary’s Church at 1800hrs (Thanks A.Davies)

Lands EndRICHARD’S PIPIT at Lands End

Sennen Snow Bunting on coastal path by old coastguard lookouat at 1600hrs

Newlyn Snow Bunting still on cycle track just south of Sandy cove

St.Austell Pale-bellied Brent Goose (5) at Par (Thanks M.Whittaker)

St.JustFirecrest and Pied Flycatcher in Cot valley

The LizardFirecrest c.300yards of Lizard point by steps at 1600hrs SW.699.116

St.IvesWhimbrel, Golden Plover (4) and Curlew (4) over Buttermilk hill this evening. Long-eared Owl hunting over fields between Consols pool and Folly farm this evening (Thanks V.Stratton) Firecrest in Treveal valley in scrub on east side this afternoon. Also Pied Flycatcher by mill

St.LevanFirecrest by St.levan Church

Hayle Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint and Med Gull (4) on Hayle estuary RSPB

Porthcurno Yellow-browed Warbler still south of car park at midday SW.385.225

Helston Pied Flycatcher by stream at Lower Nansloe Farm at 1125hrs

Excellent video taken yesterday by John Chapple

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