Saturday 12th October 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Mevagissey*NIGHT HERON* reported at The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Hayle – probable *SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER* at Copperhouse Creek behind cafe viewed from car park by bridge at 0927hrs tho distant. Osprey caught Grey Mullet then flew into Trevethoe Woods. Brent Goose (2. 1 pale, 1 dark-bellied), Med Gull (9), Pintail (fem), Common Gull (2 juv), Greenshank (2), Bar-tailed Godwit (16), Redshank (20), Canada Goose (120), Greylag Goose (56), Shelduck, Teal (400+) and Wigeon (700+) (Thanks V.Stratton)

Porthgwarra*TAWNY PIPIT* reported flew over heath and out to sea at 1335hrs. WRYNECK reported still on track to Three Chimneys 

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at Long Rock west of Morrison’s car park this afternoon

The LizardYellow-browed Warbler (2) at Lighthouse. Yellow-browed Warbler at Lizard Village in garden. Yellow-browed Warbler near Old Lizard Head at 0910hrs, Firecrest at Church Cove by Church. Ring Ouzel (male) at Church Cove. Turtle Dove at Bass Point (Thanks I.Maclean)

St JustYellow-browed Warbler in Cot Valley still in pines

NewquayYellow-browed Warbler at Porth Joke in sycamores near pond. Also Pied Flycatcher (Thanks S.Rowe)

Pendeen - Yellow-browed Warbler in valley above Portheras Cove. Chough (2) flew over

Nanquidno - Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest still at seaward end

St LevanLapland Bunting still in field by car park this morning, heard only. Firecrest by turning circle near church. Yellow-browed Warbler still in garden of Great Gables

DriftLittle Stint (juv) and Barnacle Goose at Drift reservoir on west side

AntonySpoonbill (2) at Wacker Quay at Black Rock at 1530hrs

St Ives Hobby flew over pine belt at Consols.  Dead Snow Bunting (fem) at Buttermilk hill. Also Meadow Pipit (20+) and Golden Plover (3) (Thanks V.Stratton)

GoonhavernMistle Thrush (2) at Newperran Holiday Park (Thanks C & J Keast)

Ruan LanihorneRedwing (150+) flew over at 0845hrs (Thanks D.Hall)

Nanjizal/Lands End area – Grey Heron, Kestrel (4),  Blackcap (2), Chiffchaff (5), Meadow Pipit (100), Grey Wagtail, Alba Wagtail (50), Redwing (5) and 15 Siskin (15) (Thanks D.Flumm & P.St Pierre)

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