Saturday 8th October 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Stithians**GLOSSY IBIS** again at south end of reservoir still this evening showing well close to Carnmenellis Causeway. Also PECTORAL SANDPIPER. Med Gull at Northern end (Thanks S.Taylor and A.Nicholson)

DavidstowLONG-BILLED DOWITCHER at east end of runway this afternoon, please view from sensible distance. Snow Bunting (2) still showing well by Windsock (Thanks P.Crispin and A.Davey)

Drift BLACK KITE (3) still SW of Catchall between Drift and B3283 junction at Bojewans Carn viewable from A30 (Thanks M.Halliday and B.Dodd)

SancreedBLACK KITE at Sancreed village between 1455-1505hrs. Also Whinchat. Snow Bunting (ad fem) on Beacon (Thanks D.Flumm)

St JustROSE COLOURED STARLING (juv) still west of primary school in gardens near Victoria Row (Thanks M.Halliday and B.Dodd)

PorthgwarraRED BACKED SHRIKE NW of Halfway Wall in scrub towards Arden-Sawah Farm. Pied Flycatcher in 60 foot cover. Balearic Shearwater (36), Pom Skua, Sooty Shearwater (13) and GN Diver past Gwennap Head in 8.5hrs

St LevanLAPLAND BUNTING on coastpath between St Levan and Porthgwarra. Pied Flycatcher at Grey Gables

PendeenLong Tailed Skua (2), Sabine’s Gull (2), Pom Skua and Balearic Shearwater past by 1010hrs

FalmouthMed Gull (ad) at Trebah beach. Also Razorbill (2) close in to shore (Thanks A.Nicholson)

WadebridgeYellow Wagtail at Walmsley Sanctuary (Thanks C.Selway)

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