Saturday 2nd October 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Nanquidno *SIBERIAN STONECHAT* (1w) on south side of road in first field east of entrance to Gurlan Farm track. Firecrest in Valley

Bodmin MoorBUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER at Colliford lake, flew over Loveney arm this afternoon. no sign of Long-billed Dowitcher

Davidstow BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER (2) at Davidstow Airfield on main runway by pool near control tower at 1230hrs

St.JustWRYNECK SSW of St.Just at Carn Brae Hill at 1330hrs. WRYNECK in Kenidjack valley at seaward end this afternoon

Penzance SURF SCOTER (ad.drk) off Jubilee pool late afternoon. Pale-bellied Brent Goose (5) off Eastern Green car park early afternoon (Thanks S.Taylor). ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) on St Mary’s Church at midday

Lands EndLAPLAND BUNTING at Treeve common at 1305hrs. LAPLAND BUNTING along cycle track in fields by Trinity Cottages. Quail between Sennen and Lands End by Maize field this afternoon

Marazion Little Stint (juv) on Marazion Beach. Also Pale-bellied Brent Goose (5)

Porthgwarra ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at Porthgwarra this evening

Stithians Black Tern at Stithians reservoir this morning

Porthgwarra Balearic Shearwater (94), Pom Skua (2) and Sooty Shearwater (12) past Gwennap Head by 1800hrs

Mousehole Balearic Shearwater off Mousehole at 1730hrs

Helston Snow Bunting at Loe Bar

Kugar Firecrest at Gwendreath

The LizardFirecrests today at Poltesco and Gwendreath. Bass Point (seawatching 17:00-18:00) Balearic Shearwater (7), Great Skua (2) and Pom Skua (pale juv) (Thanks I.Maclean)

Sennen Pom Skua, Great Skua, Arctic Skua (2) and Basking Shark off Sennen cove at 1400hrs. Purple Sandpiper (10) on rocks below harbour car park, Med Gull (3) and Yellow-legged Gull (1w)

PorthcurnoFirecrest (3) by Pay and Display car park. nearby, Firecrest at St.Levan

St.Ives Firecrest (2), Goldcrest (2), Great Tit (4), Blue Tit (3), Chiff-Chaff (5), Wren, Long-tailed Tit (3), Blackcap (male) and Blackbird (male) trapped and ringed at Treveal this morning. Also Raven (10+), Merlin and Yellow Wagtail over (M.Grantham, AH. et al). Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest at Clodgy point


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