Monday 8th October 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

St Just - ***MEGA*** WHITE’S THRUSH*** at Cot Valley in trees by Carrallack House at top of valley at 1140hrs but no further sign all afternoon. Park in St Just and walk. MAP HERE. Yellow-browed Warbler (2) and Firecrest (2+) in valley by youth hostel at 1145hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler (2) still at Kenidjack Valley by paddock mid morning. Also Redstart and Firecrest.(Thanks D.Mays) Yellow-browed Warbler (2) still at Tregeseal by stone bridge over stream. Also Pied Flycatcher. Firecrest (3) at Kelynack (Thanks P.Antrobus)

The Lizard – **PADDYFIELD WARBLER** in bracken and ivy in Church Cove at 1330hrs, still present at 1510hrs. Use car park then walk towards the sea, then take footpath north. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (1+), Pied Flycatcher and Willow Warbler. Yellow-browed Warbler and Redstart in Lizard Village.

Sennen – *GLOSSY IBIS* (2), 1 (1w) in stubble field by track to Trevorian Farm, 1 by Trevorian Pool

Drift – *GLOSSY IBIS* flew north over Tresvennack Farm at 1345hrs.

Falmouth - *RED-RUMPED SWALLOW* flew south over Pendennis at 0915hrs.Arctic Skua Offshore. Also Whimbrel and Wheatear on castle. Pale-bellied Brent Goose near Swanpool. Also Willow Warbler near Golf Course, Whinchat by golf course. Med Gull (6) at Gyllyngvase (Thanks D.Chaney)

Porthgwarra - WRYNECK on track to coastguards lookout behind doctors cottage at 1010hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler (3), 1 by Trevean Pool, 2 by dry pool. Also Snow Bunting.

Cape CornwallWRYNECK at Cape Cornwall late afternoon

PendeenYellow-browed Warbler in garden of Whitegates Cottage on road to lighthouse at 1500hrs

Nanquidno - Yellow-browed Warbler (3) and Pied Flycatcher in Nanquidno valley

HelstonFirecrest (10+) in Loe Pool/Penrose estate area today (Thanks A.Pashby)

TrevoseWheatear (2) at Booby’s Bay (Thanks M.Knights)

Penzance Med Gull (ad) at Chyandour (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

MarazionMed Gull (ad) at Marazion Marsh RSPB (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

GwithianRedstart at St Gothian Sands LNR

Gerrans BaySlav Grebe off Pendower Beach at 1730hrs (Thanks D.Hall)

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