Monday 10th October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Wadebridge – Dalmatian Pelican (ad) again on River Camel this afternoon viewed from Camel Trail

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

FalmouthPectoral Sandpiper still at College Reservoir at 0735hrs on island, showing well, still present at 1130hrs (Thanks J.St Ledger and B.Porter). Common Tern (juv) still at Argal Reservoir

Porthgwarra – possible Little Bunting flew over Porthgwarra. Also Woodlark.  Richard’s Pipit in fields between Trevean Pool & derelict buildings at 1415hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler (3) at Roskestal Farm. Lapland Bunting (2) flew over Roskestal Farm

Mullion – Richard’s Pipit south of Mullion Cove at Lower Predannack

RosecraddocGreat White Egret in marshy field off footpath near woods at 0845hrs (Thanks T.Bryant)

Lands End – Wryneck still at Lands End along cycle path from car park mid afternoon. Also Richard’s Pipit and Brambling. Balearic Shearwater offshore

ZennorDotterel in cut field by Trewey Hill late morning but no further sign this afternoon

RocheRose-coloured Starling (juv) in garden (cbwps)

Nanjizal – Yellow-browed Warbler (9) at Nanjizal Valley trapped & ringed

Rame Yellow-browed Warbler (3) at Rame Head

The Lizard Yellow-browed Warbler (2) in gardens at Trelowarren (cbwps)

PortreathYellow-browed Warbler (2) at Portreath

Pendeen – Yellow-browed Warbler still in Calartha Copse

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler in garden in Marborough Road

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest at Kelynack (cbwps)

SennenYellow-browed Warbler still at Esther’s Field on south side of Maria’s Lane

PorthcurnoYellow-browed Warbler by car park

Liskeard – Yellow-browed Warbler calling from trees at Liskeard cattle market this morning (Thanks D.Julian)

Hayle –  Spoonbill still at Hayle Estuary from Old Quay House Inn  at 0745hrs

Mullion – Spoonbill flew south along Angrouse Cliff (Thanks P.Fenn)

PolgiggaBlack Redstart at Arden-Sawah

DriftMandarin (2) srill at Drift reservoir. Also Pintail (2) (cbwps)

Rock – Med Gull (119) roosting off Porthilly Point (Thanks S.Grose)

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