Monday 30th August 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion AQUATIC WARBLER reported at Marazion marsh RSPB from view point by road briefly at 0830hrs. Also Wood Sandpiper over and Arctic Tern

The Lizard – ORTOLAN BUNTING flew over Old Lizard Head at 07.30hrs. Also Tree Pipit (2) at Windmill Farm and Redstart (2) and Spotted Flycatcher (2) at Grochall (Thanks I.Maclean)

Nanjizal - RED-BACKED SHRIKE (juv) still in valley on south side in hedge of weedy field by track, 200yrds west of Faraway Cottage

St IvesLAPLAND BUNTING at Mussel Point nr Wicca today (Thanks A.Brown)

Lands End – HOOPOE by path near complex at 0730hrs then flew east

DriftLittle Stint and Greenshank at Drift reservoir from hide (Thanks R.Collis et al)

Gwithian Black Tern (juv) on main pool at St Gothian Sands NR at 1030hrs. (Thanks R.Collis et al) Still present at 18.00hrs and showing well. Also Spotted Redshank, Wheatear, Common Sandpiper, Dunlin (2), Whimbrel and Ringed Plover (4) (PJF and AH)

FalmouthOsprey (juv) at College reservoir at 0845hrs then flew south. Greenshank (3) and Common Sandpiper (3) at Argal reservoir (Thanks D.Chaney)

SennenLittle Stint (2) in Sennen Cove this morning

Stithians Reservoir Wood Sandpiper from Stuart Hutchings Hide this morning (Stithians Birding)

Wadebridge Garganey and Spotted Redshank at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

Porthgwarra Balearic Shearwater (16), Arctic Skua (6) and Manx Shearwater (160) past Gwennap Head

Davidstow Curlew Sandpiper at Davidstow Airfield

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