Saturday 10th October 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Lands EndAlpine Swift at Lands End viewed from farm then flew inland at 0925hrs, then at 1727hrs with Common Swifts. Rose-coloured Starling (juv) still at Lands End showing well this morning. Richard’s Pipit at Treeve Moor. No sign of Barred Warbler 50 meters east of Treeve moor house

Cape CornwallAlpine Swift at Carn Gloose at 1420hrs, again at 125hrs then flew towards Cot Valley

St Just Common Rosefinch at Cot Valley at 1200hrs. Also Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest. Yellow-browed Warbler (2) at Kenidjack by engine house. Also Firecrest (2)

The Lizard – Rose-coloured Starling (ad) still at Lizard village. Yellow-browed Warbler (2) and Firecrest at Church Cove. American Golden Plover (juv) at Windmill Farm, showing well

Hayle – Ring-billed Gull still on Hayle Estuary RSPB. Spoonbill still at Hayle Estuary RSPB from Tempest building. Also Garganey and Pintail (Thanks R.Veal)

NanjizalYellow-browed Warbler (7) at Nanjizal Valley trapped and ringed, including a bird originally ringed in Lincolnshire. Also Firecrest (2). No sign of Marsh Sandpiper on scrape

Porthgwarra – Yellow-browed Warbler at Trevean Pool

NanquidnoYellow-browed Warbler in Nanquidno Valley. Pied Flycatcher near tree house

Wadebridge  – Marsh Harrier (juv) flew over Dinham Flats this afternoon then flew towards Amble Matshes. Yellow-browed Warbler at Clapper Marshes in bushes right of Clapper Marsh Cottage (Thanks D.Julian)

St MellionFieldfare (2) reported nearby at about 1145hrs(Thanks M.Jasper)

CotehelePied Flycatcher (9+) in trees near the pools above the old stone dovecote (Thanks M.Jasper)

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