Saturday 24th September 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Stithians – LONG BILLED DOWITCHER still at Stithians reservoir from Carnmenellis causeway this morning. Also PECTORAL SANDPIPER (juv) and Curlew Sandpiper

Drift*LESSER YELLOWLEGS* (juv) still at Drift reservoir at north end. Also Wood Sandpiper and Spotted Redshank (juv). BLACK KITE over (Thanks D.Flumm)

Truro*LESSER YELLOWLEGS* (juv) still at St Clement by Tresillian river on Tresemple Pool. Also Spotted Redshank and Curlew Sandpiper (3) (Thanks P.Kemp)

SancreedBLACK KITE flew over Sancreed

NanquidnoMELODIOUS WARBLER in Nanquidno Valley in scrub opposite Nanjulian Farm. PECTORAL SANDPIPER (juv) still on muddy pool in farmyard at Tregiffian Farm. Access from Nanquidno Valley south along footpath along footpath from Gurland Farm








Lands End – ROSE COLOURED STARLING (juv) at 1505hrs still just north of A30 at south end of cycle track on wires near derelict white house

St JustWRYNECK at Kenidjack valley at seaward end in scrub just beyond last garden late afternoon. Also Pied Flycatcher (3) (Thanks C.Griffin). WOOD WARBLER by sewage works

SennenMarsh Harrier at Trevilley Farm

Wadebridge – no sign of Buff Breasted Sandpiper at Dinham Flats but Med Gull (4) from Camel Trail

PorthgwarraBalearic Shearwater (202), Storm Petrel and Sooty Shearwater (18) past Gwennap Head in 9.5hrs

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