Monday 30th September 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings


Melodious Warbler, Rame (D.Allan)

HayleBLACK-WINGED STILT (1w) still this morning on Hayle estuary. Also Med Gull (10), Dark-bellied Brent Goose, Curlew Sandpiper (2), Ringed Plover (52), Greenshank, Redshank (33), Bar-tailed Godwit (22), Sanderling, Dunlin, Teal (360), Wigeon (540), Buzzard (2), Peregrine (male), Little Egret (21), Grey Heron (8) and Common Gull (2). Little Stint (2 juvs) in Carnsew Pool. (Thanks V.Stratton)

RameMELODIOUS WARBLER in hedgerow opposite Rame Church entrance and showing well (Thanks D.Allan) (note: Rame in SE Cornwall, not West Cornwall as on Birdguides!)


PorthgwarraRED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER in Doctors Garden this morning. Also YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER between 60ft Cover and Doctors Garden and Pied Flycatcher (2).

PolgiggaYELLOW-BROWED WARBLER between Higher Bosistow and Faraway Cottage. Also CORNCRAKE by pines at bottom of three chimneys track.

PendeenYELLOW-BROWED WARBLER in gardens at Lower Boscaswell briefly this morning

Sennen – No sign of Melodious Warbler in quarry on A30 south of Sennen School this morning

St IvesPied Flycatcher (2) and Spotted Flycatcher (2) in garden (Thanks V.Stratton)

NewquaySwift (3) at Towan Head. Also Wheatear (8) (Thanks D.Grose)

FalmouthOsprey in Fal estuary (Thanks R.Hollis)

Bodmin MoorLittle Stint and Curlew Sandpiper (2) at Siblyback reservoir this morning (Thanks D.Julian)

WadebridgeHobby flew over Clapper Marshes (Thanks D.Julian)

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