Monday 22nd October 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Just – RED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER (1w) still at top end of Kenidjack valley in copse by engine shed this morning. ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at Cape Cornwall Golf Course entrance this afternoon

Red-Breasted Flycatcher, Kenidjack (J.Rowe)

Lands EndSERIN flew north over Lands end and appeared to land on moor north of complex. RICHARD’S PIPIT again in field by Trinity Cottages then flew south towards Swingates House. Black Redstart at complex by play area. Dartford Warbler on cycle track. no sign of Long-eared Owl at Complex (Thanks D.King)

FalmouthPURPLE HERON still at College reservoir. Also Snipe few, Nuthatch (2) and Jay (6+)(Thanks D.Mays)

Sennen – possible RING-BILLED GULL on The Cowloe late afternoon. Wheatear on Mayon Cliff (Thanks D.King)

HayleSpoonbill (3), Yellow-legged Gull (ad), Med Gull (10), Common Gull (1w), Black Headed Gull (200+), Canada Goose (c200) and Greylag Goose (54) on Hayle Estuary RSPB from causeway (Thanks P.Rutter and P.Jeggo)

Men-An-TolBarn Owl (2) this evening (Thanks I.Webster)

PorthgwarraRing Ouzel and Firecrest at Porthgwarra.

The LizardRedstart (2) at Lizard Village.  Yellow-browed Warbler and Fircrest in Church Cove. Firecrest at Mullion. no sign of Red-backed Shrike at Housel Bay

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