Saturday 20th October 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Sennen*GLOSSY IBIS* (3) still by Brew Sewage works this morning (Thanks J.Shutt). Whinchat at Sunny Corner Lane. Purple Sandpiper in cove on rocks near pier (Thanks R.Hollis)

St JustRED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER (1w) still at top end of Kenidjack valley in copse by engine shed. Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest and Redstart in Cot Valley. Woodlark over. (Thanks J.Shutt)

The LizardRED-BACKED SHRIKE (1w) still 200 yards along road to Housel bay by pond at midday, showing well. WRYNECK at Kynance Cove c200 yards from car park. Also SERIN (2) flew over Church Cove calling (Thanks R.Thomas)

Lands EndWRYNECK still along cycle track 400 yards north of boarded up white house, showing well. Black Redstart at Trinity Cottage. Yellow Wagtail and Black Redstart on boarded up white house this evening. Merlin briefly flew towards Sennen (Thanks D.Gatland and J.Shutt)

PenberthYellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (8) still at seaward end of valley

PentireChough at Pentire Point (Thanks D.Julian)

Bodmin Moor - Short-eared Owl hunting on Bodmin Moor this evening (Thanks A.Langdon)

St LevanYellow-browed Warbler still west of church by turning circle at 1120hrs. Also Firecrest (2)

Gerrans BayBT Diver (2) and Pale-bellied Brent Goose (4) at 1700hrs (Thanks D.Hall and S.Gay)

no sign of Serin at Roskestal Farm, Porthgwarra

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