Saturday 4th September 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Nanquidno*CITRINE WAGTAIL* (1w) still this afternoon until 1745hrs, NO SIGN since, 1/2ml south of Nanquidno at Tregiffian Farm in muddy puddle east of buildings. Access south from Gurland Farm along footpath then east along main track at Tregiffian Farm SW.368.279.Also numerous Yellow Wagtails and White Wagtails. MAP HERE *ICTERINE WARBLER* reported at bottom of valley in scrub on slope opposite white house at 1215hrs, NO SIGN since. ORTOLAN BUNTING (5+) in ploughed field by track between Gurland and Tregiffian farm at 1233hrs, then seen on and off throughout the afternoon. ORTOLAN BUNTING beyond airfield by road to valley in 1st weedy field on left. Also Whinchat. WRYNECK in ploughed field by track between Gurland Farm and Tregiffian Farm, on wires near green house at 1315hrs, then seen again mid afternoon in Private Lane with NO GENERAL ACCESS

Polgigga ORTOLAN BUNTING SW of Higher Bosistow Farm on wire by weedy field at 1722hrs SW.364.234

Lands Endprobable BARRED WARBLER and WRYNECK along cycle track this afternoon. Also Whinchat (6+)

Davidstow Curlew Sandpiper still at Davidstow Airfield at 0800hrs, tho’ mobile

SennenArctic Tern and White Wagtail (6) in Sennen Cove

Marazion White Wagtail (4) on Marazion beach

Stithians Reservoir–  Greenshank, Green Sandpiper (2) and Snipe (4) from the Stuart Hutchings hide. Also Wood Sandpiper in NE arm.  Whinchat (2)   (Stithians Birdwatching)

Porthgwarra Balearic Shearwater (27), Manx Shearwater (7), Arctic Skua (3) and Great Skua (5) past Gwennap Head

St.JustSpotted Flycatcher (3) and Pied Flycatcher in Kenidjack valley this afternoon (Thanks S.Williams)

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