Monday 1st October 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

NanjizalBUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER in ploughed field to west of Faraway Cottage this morning. Also Dotterel nearby and RICHARDS PIPIT flew over this morning (Thanks I.Webster)

Davidstow BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER (juv) still at Davidstow Airfield on runway c200 yards north of windsock at c0920hrs. Also Curlew Sandpiper (juv)

The LizardRED-BACKED SHRIKE (juv) still from footpath in valley to Housel Bay this morning. SW.705.120

Porthgwarra – WRYNECK  on moor between Arden Sawah Farm and Trevean Pool. Yellow-browed Warbler, Merlin, Hobby, Lesser Whitethroat this morning. Balearic Shearwater (11) past Gwennap Head

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler in Cot Valley in sycamores by youth hostel entrance at 1415hrs. Also Firecrest (2). Wheatear (2) and Stonechat (6+) at Carn Gloose this morning (Thanks K.Bealing)

BotallackWhinchat at Botallack

PorthcothanChough over (Thanks T.Guy)

St IvesSnow Bunting (fem) still at Buttermilk Hill this morning, still present this evening. Also Meadow Pipit (75) (Thanks V.Stratton et al). Hen Harrier (ringtail) reported

Snow Bunting, St Ives, 011012 (K.Bell)

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