Monday 17th October 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Porthgwarra*ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD* flew towards Trevean Pool at 0930hrs, no sign since but Yellow-browed Warbler in wood by Trevean Pool. Snow Bunting still on moor tho mobile. Firecrest in 60 foot cover

Stithians*GLOSSY IBIS* (juv) still at Stithians reservoir from Carnmenellis Causeway. Med Gull at North end (Thanks M.Grantham)

Truro*LESSER YELLOWLEGS* (juv) still near St Clement at Tresemple Pool then flew onto river with Redshank (8) at 1020hrs (Thanks J. St Ledger)

DriftBLACK KITE still SW of Catchall Bojewans Carn viewed from A30 layby at 1730hrs. PECTORAL SANDPIPER still at Drift reservoir by dam. Firecrest (2) in copse in NW arm

DavidstowROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still at Davidstow Airfield near buildings this afternoon. Also Merlin (fem) (Thanks B.Craven)

Torpoint Spoonbill (ad) at Jupiter Point at 18.00hrs (Thanks T.Forster)

PolgiggaMarsh Harrier over

The LizardFirecrest (2), Ring Ouzel and Crossbill (7) at Cadgwith this morning. Also Med Gull (66) at St Anthony at low tide. (Thanks D.Collins)

PolzeathSnow Bunting (11) still at Rumps Point this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

Trevalgan Snow Bunting still in car park at Trowan Farm at 1230hrs

St AustellHen Harrier (ringtail), Merlin, Firecrest and Brambling at Menabilly Barton and Gribben Head (Thanks M.Whittaker)

Mylor BridgeYellow-browed Warbler calling in woodland at Angarrick Cottages this morning (Thanks I.Maclean)

SennenPom Skua (juv) on the The Cowloe at 1535hrs. Great Skua past. Also Yellow-legged Gull (3.2nd w)

Stepper PointFirecrest

St IvesRing Ouzel (12; inc 4 males) at Buttermilk Hill today. Also Woodcock (Thanks V.Stratton)

Bodmin MoorBar-headed Goose (2) with Canada flock at Siblyback Lake this morning. Also large flock of Fieldfare and Wheatear (1). (Thanks P.Crispin)

Scillonian CrossingPom Skua, Sooty Shearwater (2), Leach’s Petrel, Storm Petrel (11), Grey Phalarope and Common Dolphin (3+) from Scillonian III (Thanks D.Chaney)

WadebridgeMed Gull (148) on estuary (Thanks D.Julian)

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