Saturday 6th October 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Lands End*GLOSSY IBIS* (15) flew west over Lands End at midday. *RED-RUMPED SWALLOW* (2) over Swingates House early afternoon

The Lizard*GLOSSY IBIS* (8) at Windmill Farm this morning (Thanks I.Griffiths)

Marazion*GLOSSY IBIS* (7) at Marazion Marsh RSPB briefly at 1145hrs. **RED-RUMPED SWALLOW** (7) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB at 0805hrs, viewable from coast road, No sign of any Red-Rumped Swallows at Marazion since 0930hrs. Also Swallow (120), Dunlin (2), Lesser Redpoll (2) and Tree Pipit  (Thanks R.Davey, D.Julian, V.Stratton et al)

Sennen*GLOSSY IBIS* (7) at Sennen Cove flew from rocks at 1235hrs

View Glossy Ibis Flock Movement – 06.10.12 in a larger map

DavidstowBUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER(juv) still at Davidstow Airfield on runway near wind sock. Also Curlew Sandpiper, Golden Plover, Merlin, Dunlin (2), Ringed Plover (2), White Wagtail (5+) and Wheatear (10+) (Thanks D.Mays)

Bude – BARRED WARBLER north of Bude at Duckpool Valley early morning (Thanks H.Kendall)

DriftWhooper Swan (ad) at north end of Drift Reservoir. Hobby over this morning (Thanks B.Dodd)

Lamorna Whooper Swan flew east over Lamorna at 1710hrs

GwithianBlack-tailed Godwit at St Gothian Sands NR early afternoon. Also Peregrine, Water Rail and Curlew (23).

PorthgwarraYellow-browed Warbler still north of car park at 60 foot cover. Snow Bunting around coastguards lookout

St JustFirecrest (3) at Cot Valley

NanquidnoPied Flycatcher at Nanquidno

PadstowPale-bellied Brent Goose (22) and Med Gull (15+) on Camel Estuary

PenberthRing Ouzel (male) and  Wheatear (2) at Cribba Head (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St IvesWheatear (2, 1 leucistic) and Meadow Pipit (40+) at St Ives Island (Thanks V.Stratton)

ZennorSkylark (14), Linnet (50+), Meadow Pipit (30+) and Wheatear at Trewey Downs (Thanks V.Stratton)

TruroSpotted Redshank (2), Greenshank (10) on Tresillian River, Snipe (4), Kingfisher and Swallow (3) at Tresemple Pool this evening (Thanks A.Nicholson)

Praa SandsHobby at Prussia Cove at 1800hrs (Thanks I.Webster)

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