Monday 6th September 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Hayle**WILSON’S PHALAROPE** at Hayle Estuary RSPB from Lelant Saltings station platform late afternoon and showing well. (Thanks T.Twiggs) Also PECTORAL SANDPIPER (2), Knot (2), Greenshank (2) and Whimbrel. (PJF and MH) MAP HERE. Good number (135+) of Terns at Porthkidney Beach this afternoon  including Black Tern (4), Little Tern (1), Sandwich Tern (35+), Arctic Tern (ads and juvs) and Common Tern. The flock were mobile due to dogwalkers. Also Whimbrel (3) (Thanks D.Dennis)

Nanquidno*CITRINE WAGTAIL* (1w) still at Tregiffian Farm in muddy puddle east of buildings. Access south from Gurland Farm along footpath then east along main track at Tregiffian Farm SW.368.279. MAP HERE ORTOLAN BUNTING (6) in ploughed field by track between Gurlan farm and Tregiffian farm tho’ mobile. MAP HERE. Pied Flycatcher still in valley in Copse by ford

Wadebridge possible *CITRINE WAGTAIL* (1w) at Treraven Meadows this eveing. Also Yellow Wagtail, “Alba” Wagtail (200+), Whinchat, Hobby, Little Stint (juv), Little-ringed Plover (2), Curlew Sandpiper (3), Green Sandpiper (4), Whimbrel, Common Sandpiper (9), Spotted Redshank and Black Tern (2) (Thanks C.Selway)

Polgigga SHORT-TOED LARK at Arden-Sawah farm in large ploughed field east of road early afternoon, tho’ elusive. Also LAPLAND BUNTING MAP H

The LizardWRYNECK in garden in Lizard village briefly.Also Pied Flycatcher

Sennen Black Tern (5) in Sennen Cove at 1030hrs. Also Med Gull (4) and Yellow-legged Gull (1w)

Helston Black Tern (12) at Loe Pool from Lower Pentire this evening

Pendeen report of Icterine or Melodious Warbler in garden at Trewellard briefly at 1230hrs. Also Pied Flycatcher

St.Ives Black Tern (10) flew past St.Ives

Davidstow Curlew Sandpiper (juv) still at Davidstow Airfield

Falmouth Green Sandpiper (2), Greenshank and Common Sandpiper at southern end of Argal reservoir. Also Common Tern in middle of res’. Whinchat (6)in field near Treverva(Thanks D.Chaney)

Stithains reservoirGreenshank, White Wagtail (2) and Wheatear (5) from Stuart Hutchings Hide (Thanks Stithians Birdwatching)

St.JustPied Flycatcher in garden at Tregeseal

Pendeen Storm Petrel (4), Arctic Skua (3), Great Skua and Manx Shearwater (2) past Pendeen

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