Saturday 9th October 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Mevagissey***GREEN HERON*** (1w) still at Lost Gardens of Heligan from hide in Hidden Valley, also seen on Jungle pool, showing very well throughout afternoon from bridge on Jungle pool. Last entry to gardens is 1530hrs. SW.99.64.71 Map Here.

Entry: Adult £10, Senior £9, Child £6, Family £27 More info here

Wadebridge **WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER** still at Walmsley sanctuary from tower hide (CBWPS members only) til 0900hrs then flew towards Camel estuary. Also Curlew Sandpiper (3+) and Spotted Redshank

Davidstow BUFFBREASTED SANDPIPER (juv) still at Davidstow airfiled on main runway at east end at 1513hrs

Zennor BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER flew south over Zennor at 0845hrs. Also Firecrest

Porthgwarra – RED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER at Trevean pool early afternoon. Firecrest in valley this morning, Hen Harrier, Hobby and Merlin over. Balearic Shearwater (14), Great Skua (12) and Arctic Skua (10) past Gwennap Head

The LizardLAPLAND BUNTING at Windmill farm. Ring Ouzel (male) at Kynance cove at 1530hrs

Penzance ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still on St.Mary’s Church at 1805hrs, showing well

PorthcurnoYellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest still south of car park tho elusive SW.385.225

St.JustFirecrest and Pied Flycatcher in Cot valley. Also Med Gull (3) on airfield

Sennen Snow Bunting still on coast path by old coastguard lookout at midday, showing well

Newlyn Snow Bunting still on cycle track just south of Sandy cove

Newquay Ring Ouzel at Porth Joke this morning (Thanks S.Rowe)

Nanquidno Firecrest, Ring Ouzel and Spotted Flycatcher at Nanquidno this morning. Also Med Gull (3) on airfield. (Thanks A.Davies)

Ruan LanihornOsprey at Ruan Lanihorne marshes at 17.00hrs. (2 birds seen on /off for a week.) (Thanks D.Hall)

Pendeen Black Redstart by Lighthouse

Hayle Little Stint (3), Curlew Sandpiper, Blacktailed Godwit (2), Med Gull (2), Grey Plover (2), Lapwing (6),Knot, Kingfisher (2) and Ruff (4) at Hayle estuary RSPB on Ryan’s field at high tide this morning (PJF). Little Stint (5), Curlew Sandpiper and DarkBellied Brent Goose (5) on Hayle Estuary RSPB, Little Stint (4+), Curlew Sandpiper and Med Gull (3+) on Ryans Field late afternoon (AH)

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