Saturday 8th October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel in Boat Cove NT at 0855hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view

The Lizard Pallas’s Warbler east of Housal Bay along lane to Bass Point. Red-throated Pipit at Pistil Meadows then just south of village at Man-of-War view then flew north with Meadow Pipits. Yellow-browed Warbler (2) and Firecrest (3) at Church Cove. Ring Ouzel (2) at Kynance, (1) at Housel Bay (cbwps)

DavidstowBaird’s Sandpiper still at Davidstow airfield near control tower. Also Merlin and Ring Ouzel (Thanks D.Julian)

St JustRed-breasted Flycatcher still in Kenidjack Valley left of green garage at 0930hrs, still at top end in copse by shed this evening. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (3+), Firecrest (2) and Spotted Flycatcher (Thanks B.Dallas) Yellow-browed Warbler at Kenidjack Valley opposite Tregeseal Gallery. Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (2) at Cot Valley

Nanquidno – Little Bunting nearby between Boscregan & Little Hendra in scrub field but elusive and no further sign this afternoon. Yellow-browed Warbler at Nanquidno Valley in elms near pine belt. Yellow-browed Warbler in bushes at Nanjulian Farm. Also Hobby and Brambling (2)

NanjizalLittle Bunting at Nanjizal Valley trapped & ringed. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (4). Please keep to public right of ways

Porth Mear Rose-coloured Starling (juv) at Porth Mear in valley at dusk (cbwps)

Pendeen – Wryneck at Pendeen this morning. Also Tree Pipit, Yellow-browed Warbler and Ring OuzelHooded Crow at Pendeen Lighthouse

Lands End – Wryneck at Lands End still. Also Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest and Tree Pipit (cbwps)

Porthgwarra – Richard’s Pipit (2) in paddocks behind toilets 1215hrs but no further sign at 1500hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler (2) by dry pool

Marazion – Yellow-browed Warbler by stone bridge

Mousehole – Yellow-browed Warbler along footpath to Reginis this afternoon

RameYellow-browed Warbler at Rame Head by churchyard at 1205hrs. Ring Ouzel (2) at Rame Head

Truro – Yellow-browed Warbler at St Clements Church feeding in Larch tree behind church. Also Firecrest, Green Woodpecker and Redwing (19) feeding on yew berries. (Thanks Shaun grose)

MorvahOsprey and Marsh Harrier  (cbwps)

St Merryn Turtle Dove at 1715hrs (Thanks M.Bruton)


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