Saturday 2nd November 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings


White-rumped Sandpipers, Copperhouse (P.Smale)

The Lizard **BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS** flew past Bass Point at 1250hrs. No sign of American Robin in garden at The Lizard this morning

Sennen – probable *BLACK DUCK* at Sennen Cove on rocks at 1400hrs then flew north. Grey Phalarope on sea in cove this afternoon

Hayle*WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER* (3. 1 ad+2 juv) flew south over B3301 causeway at 0926hrs, (2) at Copperhouse Creek at 1308hrs, (2. 1ad+1juv) at Hayle Estuary RSPB on Ryans field at 1615hrs. Barnacle Goose (7) still on estuary. . Also Med Gull (6. 5 ad + 2w) Arctic Tern (juv) still at Carnsew Basin. Black-necked Grebe near new bridge at 1125hrs. Med Gull (2) and Bar-tailed Godwit (6) on Copperhouse Creek (Thanks B.Dallas)

St LevanRED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER still north of car park in willows by stream. Also Yellow-browed Warbler and Merlin (Thanks R.Davey)

St JustRED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER at east end of Tregeseal at start of footpath to Lower Bostraze

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still at Morrisons car park tho mobile

DriftWhooper Swan (2) and Scaup at Drift reservoir

SennenBalearic Shearwater (18), Manx Shearwater (4), Arctic Skua (4) and Great Skua flew past Sennen cove between 1100-1200hrs

NanquidnoYellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest at Nanquidno Valley by road 50 yards before sign to Nanquidno Farm

Bodmin MoorYellow-legged Gull (2. ad+1w) at Siblyback Reservoir this morning (Thanks D.Julian)

Carbis BaySnow Bunting (male) on pavement at junction between Polwithen Drive and Higher Boskerris at c1430hrs then flew north

NewquayLeach’s Petrel, Balearic Shearwater (19), Great Skua (2) and Arctic Skua (3) flew past Towan Head between 1510-1640hrs (Thanks S.Rowe)

St Ives Grey Phalarope (3), Pom Skua, Balearic Shearwater (65), Arctic Skua (7), Great Skua (10) and Arctic Tern (4) flew past St Ives Island between 1330-1600hrs

LauncestonRedwing in garden near Trebullett (Thanks L.Whitley)

No sign of Hermit Thrush at Porthgwarra by 1115hrs

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