Monday 22nd August 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion*AQUATIC WARBLER* (juv) trapped and ringed at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 0721hrs, reported again at 1645hrs by end of track then flew towards standing stone. Yellow Wagtail (4) and Tree Pipit over (M.Grantham, A.Hugo) Water Rail on Marsh, Ringed Plover (50+) and Turnstone (2) on beach (Thanks I.Bott)

Polgigga – *WESTERN BONELLI’S WARBLER* still at west end of Bosistow Lane off B3315 in pines east of Lower Bosistow Farm, showing well. No parking on Bosistow Lane SW.367.238. WRYNECK at Rafta Farm on walls by footpath leading to Polgigga east of 1st cottage on north side of north side of Rafta Farm track SW.376.234

Porthgwarra – possible CITRINE WAGTAIL in flight mid afternoon with 3 Yellow Wagtail then flew towards Polgigga. Balearic Shearwater (5), Sooty Shearwater (5), Manx Shearwater (1517) and Whinchat (2) past Gwennnap Head

NanjizalWRYNECK between Nanjizal valley and Porthgwarra on seaward side of field between Faraway Cottage and derelict building by Trevilley pool

St JustMELODIOUS WARBLER by 2 small sycamores viewed towards bank on right from road below 1st car park betwen 1245-1500hrs on and off, still this evening

DriftWood Sandpiper (1+) still at Drift reservoir in NW arm from hide. Turtle Dove still on wires in car park. Also Wheatear, Blackcap (fem) and Great Crested Grebe (Thanks I.Bott and D.King)

RameWheatear (juv) colour ringed at Rame Head on Military Road at 1030hrs (Thanks P.Kemp)

SiblybackRuff (juv) at Siblyback reservoir at north end at 0900hrs

Lands EndGreat Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater (2) , Great Skua,  Arctic Skua, Storm Petrel (2) and Risso’s Dolphin (2) from boat 6 miles off Lands End

SennenPied Flycatcher at Escalls

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