Saturday 19th October 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

DavidstowPECTORAL SANDPIPER at Davidstow Airfield on runways

NewquayRICHARD’S PIPIT (2) at Porth Joke in stubble field 200 yards east of beach (Thanks S.Rowe)

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still at Morrison’s car park and on power lines opposite B&Q entrance at 1615hrs (Thanks B.Dallas)

ZennorHen Harrier (1+) at Trewey Common at 1700hrs

HayleOsprey still at Hayle Estuary RSPB off B3391 causeway at 1600hrs. Garganey (drk) still on estuary from B3301 causeway this morning. Also Pale-bellied & Dark-bellied Brent Goose, Ruff (2), Med Gull (11), Greylag Goose (34), Shelduck (13), Wigeon (c700), Teal (c400), Little Egret (13), Grey Heron (9), Ringed Plover (17), Curlew (142), Bar-tailed Godwit (11), Black-tailed Godwit (3), Knot, Dunlin (3), Sanderling (2), Greenshank (4), Redshank (55) and Common Gull (1w) (Thanks M.Beevers). Med Gull (4), Bar-tailed Godwit (12+), Ruff (2), Greenshank (2), Knot, Arctic Tern and Kingfisher on Ryans Field (Thanks B.Dallas)

Gorran HavenBalearic Shearwater (7), Great Skua and Arctic Skua flew past between 0915-1100hrs (Thanks D H Payne)

NewlynYellow-browed Warbler at Tolcarne on The Coombe in trees opposite start of hill to housing estate. Snow Bunting still at Sandy Cove

Snow Bunting, Newlyn, 181013 (K.Reeves & B.Pollard)

The LizardMarsh Harrier (male) flew over Ruan Major towards Windmill Farm this morning

St Just Ruff (16) reported at Cot Valley. Reported Rough-legged Buzzard at Cot Valley was a Buzzard

RoselandChough (2) at Killigerran feeding in grass on cliff edge between 1615-1730hrs (Thanks D.Hall)

FalmouthMed Gull at Swanpool. Sandwich Tern ast Castle Beach (Thanks J.Rowe)

Sandwich Tern, Falmouth, 191013 (J.Rowe)

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