Saturday 19th September 2009 Cornwall Bird Reports

Marazion *BAIRD’S SANDPIPER* still at mouth of Red River and Little Stint (2). Also Grey-headed Wagtail (male) on beach and White Wagtail (80+). Red Kite flew over marsh towards Crowlas this morning.

Camelford*BAIRD’S SANDPIPER* still on airfield at Davidstow.

The LizardRED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER in trees below car park at Church Cove. ORTOLAN BUNTING (2) at Old Lizard Head tho mobile. Also Lapland Bunting over.

NanquidnoWOODCHAT SHRIKE (juv) still north of marshy field in hedge.

Sennen TAWNY PIPIT by rockpool west of lifeboat station tho mobile.

Lands EndWRYNECK in scrub along cycle track towards Sennen at 12.30hrs. Hobby (juv) showing well on moor west of Swingates House and Wheatear (4), Snipe (4) and Spotted Flycatcher. Barn Owl over Swingates garden. Also Yellow Wagtail (flock of 12) flew over cycle track towards trinity cottages. Nearby, Whinchat, Redstart and Spotted Flycatcher at Trevilley Farm. (Thanks I.Maclean and T.Veen)

PorthgwarraYellow Wagtail (25) flew  over (Thanks I.Maclean)

Hayle Little Stint (2) on estuary at high tide. Also Med Gull (2).

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