Saturday 30th October 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Zennor - ***AMERICAN BITTERN*** still on Trewey Common near Trewey Pool flew north over pools just east of road at 1320hrs, still no further sign by dusk DO NOT flush the bird, stay on footpaths and do not enter fields Parking now available in field next to ponds. DO NOT block access routes along Trewey Hill. Also Greenland White-fronted Goose (4) still, Hen Harrier (Male) and Firecrest at Zennor  MAP HERE

Mevagissey - ***GREEN HERON*** (1w) still at Lost Gardens of Heligan on top pond mid afternoon, showing well, still present late afternoon Gardens open at 1000hrs, last entry to gardens is 1530hrs, closes at 1730hrs Map Here. Entry £10, follow on-site instructions. Also Firecrest (6+)

Rame - probable HUME’S YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER at Rame Head on Hatt Lane at 1445hrs. LAPLAND BUNTING (2) over stubble fields along Military road early afternoon. Siberian Chiff-chaff at bottom of Hatt Lane. Yellow-browed Warbler (2+) also at Rame Head in trees left of road to Cawsand. SX.427.501

Redruth – probable ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD at Carn Marth late morning (Thanks K.Glasier)

Porthgwarra LAPLAND BUNTING flew over moor. Also Firecrest (2) in valley

Padstow LAPLAND BUNTING (5) and Snow Bunting at Trevose head

St.Just Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (3) in Cot valley this morning

Newmill Yellow-browed Warbler at Tyre farm entrance in sallows and elms by concrete bridge tho elusive at 1130hrs. Also Firecrest

Stithians Firecrest at Stithians Reservoir near Stuart Hutchings Hide

Hayle Whooper Swan (3) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB this afternoon. Also Med Gull (22+)

Bodmin Moor Yellow-legged Gull (2 – ad+3w) at Colliford lake

St.JustFirecrest in Kenidjack vallley still at bottom of valley this afternoon

St.AustellCommon Scoter (5) offshore of Porthpean (Thanks R.Lane per St.Austell Baywatch)


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