Monday 25th October 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Mevagissey ***GREEN HERON*** (1w) still  at Lost Gardens of Heligan in Jungle tho elusive  Open at 1000hrs and last entry to gardens is 1530hrs Map Here. Entry £10, follow on-site instructions.

Sennen – BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER still in field south of A30, 1/4mile SW of B3306 junction opposite Trevedra Farm entrance in 2nd field on left view from metal gate with Golden Plover flock tho mobile MAP HERE

Porthgwarra RED-THROATED PIPIT in Trvean valley. RICHARD’S PIPIT at north end in field between Trevean pool and farm building ruin. Also LAPLAND BUNTING (3), Snow Bunting (3+), Woodlark (2+), Dartford Warbler, Merlin and Chough (2) and Fireccrest (2)

Hayle SPOONBILL still on Hayle Estuary RSPB. Also Curlew Sandpiper and Little Stint (Thanks R.Collis et al)

Marazion Marsh Harrier over A394 at north end of Marazion Marsh RSPB at 1420hrs SW.516.319. Short-eared Owl landed on ground next to gate in field briefly then flew towards east end at 1630hrs. Also Bittern still (Thanks B.Sharples)

Wadebridge Curlew Sandpiper and Spotted Redshank at Walmsey Sanctuary

Lands End Short-eared Owl between cycle track and Treeve moor at 1515hrs

St.Just Yellow-browed Warbler in Cot valley by Cot manor. Also Firecrest (2)

Camborne Firecrest (2) on west side of Rosewarne

St.Levan Corn Bunting

Nanquidno Ring Ouzel (2) in Nanquidno Valley. Yellow-browed Warbler still in copse by ford this afternoon

Polzeath Chough feeding at Pentire Point this afternoon (Thanks T.Davies and N.Paul)

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