Saturday 28th September 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Hayle – *BLACK-WINGED STILT* on Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway. Also Little Stint, Osprey, Curlew Sandpiper, Med Gull (7), Redshank (32), Ringed Plover (53), Dunlin (42), Little Egret (18), Bar-tailed Godwit (12), Grey Heron (12), Common Gull (3), Grey Wagtail (4) and Swallow (200+) (Thanks R.Davey and V.Stratton)

St Just – *AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER* (juv) between Cot Valley and Nanquidno around Hendra this afternoon tho mobile. Pied Flycatcher (3) in Cot Valley

The LizardROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still in garden NE of Lizard village at 0901hrs

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at Long Rock still this morning (Thanks R.Davey)

RameYellow-browed Warbler at Rame Head at Penlee CWT at 0925hrs with Long-tailed Tits. Sabine’s Gull, Black Tern (2) and Arctic Skua (2+) flew past Rame Head viewed from Penlee Point at 0810hrs

PolperroSwallow (5000+) flew past Polperro between 0730-0900hrs

St Just – Pied Flycatcher (3) in Cot Valley

Fal EstuaryOsprey, GN Diver, Red-breasted Merganser (25) and Purple Sandpiper on Fal Estuary from AK WIldlife Cruises trip (Thanks R.Hollis)

PendeenLapland Bunting (3) south of Pendeen at Woon Gumpus Common this afternoon

BudeBlackcap, Tawny Owl, Stonechat (3), Grey Wagtail, Swallow (120+), House Martin (c20), Jay, Raven and Magpie (4) at Duckpool Valley (Thanks H.Kendall)

St IvesWheatear (2) and Swallow (40) at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

ZennorHen Harrier (ringtail), Wheatear (15) and Meadow Pipit (62) at Trewey Downs. Swallow (250) feeding on sheltered side of Zennor Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

SancreedReed Warbler, Blackcap (3), Chiffchaff (5), Stonechat (5) and Swallow (50) (Thanks D.Flumm)

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