Saturday 5th October 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Daurian Shrike, Pendeen 051013 (P.Freestone)

Pendeen*DAURIAN SHRIKE* (ad male) still at Pendeen Watch mid morning in gorse 300yds SW of lighthouse. Also WRYNECK (3), Whinchat (4+), Wheatear, Pied Flycatcher, Blackcap (m) and Yellow Wagtail over. Snow Bunting by fishermen’s Cottages. Balearic Shearwater (5) flew south past. Park carefully SW.380.355. Yellow-browed Warbler at Levant (Thanks P.Stevens et al)

Hayle*BLACK-WINGED STILT* (1w) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway then on Ryans field at 1800hrs. *GLOSSY IBIS* on estuary between 1300-1320hrs then flew onto Ryans Field (Thanks P.Rutter & R B Girling). Also Brent Goose, Sandwich Tern, Bar-tailed Godwit (18+) and Osprey. Ruff (2) on Ryans field (Thanks A.Nicholson)

Gillan*GLOSSY IBIS* at Gillan Creek at 1400hrs (Thanks T.Parrell)

Wadebridge*GLOSSY IBIS* at Walmsley Sanctuary. Also Whinchat and Pintail (Thanks J.Sleep)

St JustWRYNECK still at Kenidjack Valley near Kenidjack Castle this afternoon. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (2) and Whinchat (3) at top of valley

PorthgwarraWRYNECK at end of track from Three Chimneys. Also Whinchat

RamePom Skua (2) flew past Rame Head. Pied Flycatcher opposite church. Turtle Dove on wires by coastguard cottages. Firecrest and Whinchat (4)

St LevanLapland Bunting in field by car park.

PorthcurnoPied Flycatcher in copse south of car park

CrantockScaup sp. still at Trevella Lake this morning (Thanks W.Lowery)

Carrick RoadsBlack-necked Grebe (3) and Eider (3) in Carrick Roads (Thanks C.Trerise)

Sancreed –  Wheatear, Snipe (5), Skylark (3), Swallow (10), Stonechat (2) and Chiffchaff (2). Jay and Meadow Pipit (200) flew west. (Thanks D.Flumm)

2 thoughts on “Saturday 5th October 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Leave a Reply